MMS reports post-hurricane statistics

Based on data from offshore operator reports submitted to Minerals Management Service today, personnel are evacuated from 71 production platforms, equivalent to 10.2% of the 694 manned platforms in the Gulf of Mexico.

Offshore staff

NEW ORLEANS -- Based on data from offshore operator reports submitted to Minerals Management Service today, personnel are evacuated from 71 production platforms, equivalent to 10.2% of the 694 manned platforms in the Gulf of Mexico.

From the operators' reports, it is also estimated that approximately 18.9% of the oil production and approximately 28.9% of the natural gas production in the Gulf is shut-in.

11/05/2008

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