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Hurricane shut-ins curb 82% oil, 59% natural gas output in US Gulf of Mexico
HOUSTON: US vitality firms on Saturday continued to restaff offshore oil and gas manufacturing services in the US Gulf of Mexico, in response to information launched by the US Division of Inside.
There have been 122 services that have been reoccupied as of noon, the info confirmed. Crude oil manufacturing was off 82%, or 1.5 million barrels per day (bpd) and natural gas manufacturing was down 59%, or 1.6 billion cubic ft per day.
There have been 189 platforms or drilling rigs in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico that stay unmanned on Saturday, the division mentioned, down from 310 unoccupied services on Wednesday.
US Gulf of Mexico offshore wells account for 17% of complete US crude oil manufacturing and 5% of complete US natural gas manufacturing.
Hurricane Laura shut six coastal refineries this week accounting for about 12% of U.S. oil processing capability. These with out vital injury have taken steps to restart operations.