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  • Oil & Gas Companies Required To Dismantle Platforms Not In Use And Plug Nonproducing Wells

    September 15, 2010 1:34 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration says it will require oil and gas companies operating in the Gulf of Mexico to plug nearly 3,500 nonproducing wells and dismantle about 650 production platforms that are no longer used. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said a formal notice issued Wednesday would make energy... more »
  • TS Alex: 3 Rigs, 28 Production Platforms Evacuated

    June 29, 2010 9:45 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The federal agency that regulates offshore oil and gas says Gulf of Mexico operators are evacuating platforms and rigs in the path of Tropical Storm Alex. Eileen Angelico of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement says they are on the western edge of... more »
  • More offshore platforms are becoming active following Ida

    November 11, 2009 3:57 PM

    Tropical Storm Ida Activity Statistics Update - November 11, 2009: Minerals Management Service monitors activities through its Continuity of Operations Plan NEW ORLEANS - Offshore oil and gas operators in the Gulf of Mexico are reboarding platforms and rigs and restoring production following Tropical Storm Ida. The Minerals Management... more »
  • Offshore rigs restore production following Ida

    November 10, 2009 2:29 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Offshore oil and gas operators in the Gulf of Mexico are reboarding platforms and rigs and restoring production following Tropical Storm Ida. The Minerals Management Service's Continuity of Operations Plan team is monitoring the operators' activities. This team will be activated until operations return to normal. ... more »

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