Reports of damage by Hurricane Andrew escalated last week as operators stepped up inspections of oil and gas installations in the Gulf of Mexico. By midweek, companies operating in the gulf and South Louisiana were beginning to agree that earlier assessments of damage only scratched the surface (OGJ, Aug. 31, p. 32). Minerals Management Service's regional office in New Orleans by Aug. 31 had received reports of damage at 39 sites in the gulf. At the end of office hours Sept. 1, the number

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