US Gulf of Mexico oil producers have returned about 60,000 b/d back into service after about 35% of the Gulf’s oil and gas production was temporarily taken offline as Tropical Storm Cristobal passed through the region. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Some crude production returned on June 9 as the US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement reduced its shut-in estimate from a peak of 635,781 b/d down to 575,541 b/d, meaning that 31% of US Gulf production remained shut in. BSEE decreased its natural gas shut-in estimate from 952 MMcf/d down to 898 MMcf/d, keeping 33% of the gas volumes offline. BP, Occidental Petroleum and other producers that shut […]