Less than a third of U.S. Gulf offshore crude oil production remains shut following Hurricane Delta, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said.
Shut crude oil production is 31% or, 568,505 barrels per day (bpd), as of midday Wednesday, BSEE said. Also, 18% of natural gas output, or 486.3 million cubic feet per day (MMCFD), remains shut.
On Tuesday, shut crude oil production was 44%, or 805,965 bpd. And, 30% of natural gas output, or 809 million cubic feet per day (MMCFD), remained shut, according to BSEE.
Between Oct. 6 and Wednesday, a cumulative total of 11.5 million barrels of crude oil production and 10.9 billion cubic feet of natural gas output from the Gulf has been shut because of Hurricane Delta.