MMS issues final Tropical Storm Ida evacuation statistics

The Minerals Management Service (MMS) Continuity of Operations Plan team is concluding its activities related to Tropical Storm Ida.

Offshore staff

NEW ORLEANS -- The Minerals Management Service (MMS) Continuity of Operations Plan team is concluding its activities related to Tropical Storm Ida. According to offshore operator reports submitted on Nov. 12, personnel have been evacuated from one production platform, equivalent 0.1% of the manned platforms in the Gulf of Mexico. No rigs have been evacuated.

MMS estimates that approximately 2.22% of oil production and approximately 2.66% of natural gas production in the Gulf has been shut-in.

11/12/2009

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