Gas: About 8.1% of Gulf of Mexico output remains offline

Houston and the Gulf Coast region of Texas continued to dry out Monday following the days of historic flooding that Harvey delivered. The storm made landfall as a hurricane, but did most of its damage to energy infrastructure after it was downgraded to a tropical storm. PRODUCTION About 8.1% of daily Gulf of Mexico natural gas output remained offline Monday, 10 days after Harvey began to wreak havoc to the center of US energy infrastructure. It was a slight improvement from 8.4% offline Sunday. The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement reported that, based on data from operator reports submitted as of 11:30 am local time, about 259.2 MMcf/d of Gulf gas production of 3.2 Bcf/d was shut in. Personnel remained evacuated from 14 production platforms, or 2% of the 737 manned platforms in the Gulf of Mexico, down from the 30 production platforms that saw evacuations as of […]

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