The US Gulf Coast crude market saw regional sour grades strengthen Wednesday after reports of shuttered production at the BP-operated Thunder Horse platform in the US Gulf of Mexico. Crude production at Thunder Horse was halted following the explosion and fire Monday night at Enterprise Products Partners’ Pascagoula, Mississippi, natural gas processing facility, Gulf Coast crude market sources said. BP has not yet responded to queries for confirmation about Thunder Horse. The shuttering of the Mississippi gas processing facility led to the shutting in of gas production at the Thunder Hawk platform on Tuesday, operator Murphy Oil said then. Article Continues below… Crude Oil Marketwire delivers vital intelligence to help you make critical decisions. Delivered daily direct to your desktop, Crude Oil Marketwire provides detailed market information, including crude oil price spreads, daily crude oil forwards, trade updates, industry officials’ commentary, futures settlement prices, and much more to keep […]