GoM back to work following Tropical Storm Don

Offshore staff

NEW ORLEANS – As of Monday, Aug. 1, personnel had returned to all the manned production platforms in the Gulf of Mexico that were evacuated for Tropical Storm Don.

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Hurricane Response Team said all 617 platforms and 62 drilling rigs are back up are returning to operation.

The storm caused 2.3% (31.964 b/d) of the oil production and 0.9% (46 MMcf/d) of the natural gas production in the GoM to be shut in as a precaution for the storm. That production will flow again once inspections of the shut-in facilities are complete.

08/02/2011



Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

Logistics Risk Management in the Transformer Industry

Transformers often are shipped thousands of miles, involving multiple handoffs,and more than a do...

Secrets of Barco UniSee Mount Revealed

Last year Barco introduced UniSee, a revolutionary large-scale visualization platform designed to...

The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...