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Hurricane Isaac Disrupts Production In GOM

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By Caroline Evans, Hart Energy
August 29, 2012

With Hurricane Isaac approaching landfall in Louisiana on Aug. 28, oil and gas companies shut down offshore and onshore facilities ahead of the slow-moving Category 1 storm.

By the morning of Aug. 29, the web buzzed with news of Isaac, which had stalled over New Orleans. Chevron and Exxon took to Twitter to announce they had evacuated personnel and suspended GoM and coastal refining operations until further notice. BP updated its hurricane hotline statement, stating it also had evacuated offshore personnel and shut-in offshore production. Royal Dutch Shell announced via ...


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