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About 25% of US Gulf oil output offline due to Harvey

This equates to 428,568 bpd out of roughly 1.75 mn bpd of oil pumped from the Gulf

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Hurricane Harvey comes ashore in Corpus Christi, Texas, US.  (Photo: Reuters)
Hurricane Harvey comes ashore in Corpus Christi, Texas, US. (Photo: Reuters)

About 25 percent of Gulf of Mexico production is offline due to Tropical Harvey, the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement said on Saturday.

That equates to roughly 428,568 barrels of per day out of the roughly 1.75 million bpd pumped from the Gulf. The amount of production offline increased from Friday, when roughly 22 percent of output was affected.

About 26 percent of Gulf natural gas production is offline, or about 835 million cubic feet per day, said.

Roughly 112 platforms have been evacuated in the Gulf so far as a result of Harvey, about 15 percent of those in the region. Half of the drilling rigs in the Gulf have also been evacuated, said.

tabulates the data by polling 30 Gulf operators.

 

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First Published: Sun, August 27 2017. 02:25 IST
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