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UpInArms Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-29-05 03:49 PM
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10. update: Katrina prompts Gulf evacuation of 711 rigs, platforms: MMS
http://www.marketwatch.com/news/newsfinder/pulseone.asp...

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Hurricane Katrina forced the evacuation of 711 oil and natural-gas rigs and platforms in the Gulf of Mexico, according to the latest update from the Minerals Management Service. About 91.7% of daily oil production in the region, or 1.38 million barrels per day, and 83% of daily natural-gas output, or 8.3 billion cubic feet, have been shut in, the MMS said.
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