Operators return to gulf platforms, rigs after Isaac

Operators were returning to Gulf of Mexico oil and gas platforms and rigs to restore operations following Hurricane Isaac, the US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement reported. As of information received from industry by 11:30 a.m. CDT on Sept. 5, BSEE said 680,749 b/d, or 49.33%, of the gulf's crude oil production and 1.15 bcfd, or 25.71%, of its gas production remained shut in. The shut-in production figures are estimates based on historic production reports. Offshore operator reports showed personnel were evacuated from 18 production platforms, or 3.02% of the manned platforms in the gulf, and 1 rig, or 1.32% of the rigs working there. Previously, industry had shut in most gu...

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