Natural Gas: Production back to near pre-Harvey levels

Offshore US Gulf of Mexico natural gas production continued to return to pre-Hurricane Harvey levels as crews returned to platforms Tuesday, while onshore producers and midstream companies said they were seeing little long-term impact on their operations from the storm that slammed into the Texas coast late August 25. Related content: In its final report on the impacts of Harvey, the US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement on Monday estimated that about 259.19 MMcf/d, or about 8% of Gulf of Mexico gas production of 3.22 Bcf/d remained shut-in as a result of the storm. BSEE estimates 121,000 b/d of oil remained shut-in, representing about 7% of current US Gulf production of 1.75 million b/d. Based on the data from offshore operator reports submitted as of 11:30 CDT Monday, personnel remained evacuated from 14 production platforms, which represents about 2% of the 737 manned platforms in the Gulf of […]

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