Operators returning to the GoM after tropical storm

Offshore oil and gas operators in the Gulf of Mexico are beginning to re-board platforms and rigs following Tropical Storm Gordon, according to the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement.

Offshore staff

NEW ORLEANS– Offshore oil and gas operators in the Gulf of Mexico are beginning to re-board platforms and rigs following Tropical Storm Gordon, according to the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement.

Based on data from offshore operator reports submitted as of 11:30 a.m. CDT Tuesday, personnel have been evacuated from 48 production platforms, 6.99% of the 687 manned platforms in the Gulf of Mexico.

All 20 rigs (non-dynamically positioned) operating in the Gulf are in operation. Also, all 19 dynamically positioned rigs are on location.

From operator reports, it is estimated that about 9.36% of the current oil production and 10.39% of the natural gas production in the Gulf of Mexico have been shut-in.

09/05/2018

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