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Storm Cut 73% of US Offshore Production Featured

By  AOG Staff Sunday, 14 July 2019 16:57
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Tropical Storm Barry has cut 73%, or 1.38 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Sunday.

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© Lukasz Z / Adobe Stock

Natural gas output from the northern Gulf of Mexico is down 62%, or 1.7 billion cubic feet per day, BSEE said.

A total of 283 production platforms, or 42%, remain shut in the Gulf of Mexico, BSEE said.


(Reporting by Erwin Seba Editing by Nick Zieminski)

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