1 Million Bpd At Risk In Gulf Of Mexico Tropical Storm

1 Million Bpd At Risk In Gulf Of Mexico Tropical Storm

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Oil producers are beginning to shut down production in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of a tropical storm heading for Texas and Louisiana. The storm, named Barry, could become a tropical storm on Thursday and may even become a hurricane before it makes landfall on Saturday. Oil companies with platforms in the Gulf of Mexico scrambled to shut down production and evacuate personnel. “Tropical storm or hurricane watches likely to be issued across the northern Gulf,” Jim Rouiller, chief meteorologist at the Energy Weather Group, said in an email…

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