Trailing Tropical Storm Don: Operations Restart in GOM

Tropical Storm Don dissipated late Friday night after hitting shore 40 miles south of Corpus Christi, according to the National Hurricane Center.

According to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEMRE), approximately 6.0 percent (84,000 barrels) of the  GOM oil production remains shut-in, down 4.9 percent from Saturday. BOEMRE reported that approximately 186 million cubic feet, or 3.5 percent, of natural gas remains shut in.

Oil majors Shell, Apache, Chevron, BP and BHP were among some of the companies that halted GOM output operations in preparation for Tropical Storm Don.

On Sunday, Chevron said it was had restarted GOM operations.

ExxonMobil said it was remanning oil and gas platforms in the Gulf of Mexico, with an approximate 8,000 bopd and 50 million cubic feet of natural gas remaining shut-in.