The US Gulf of Mexico’s oil and gas volumes and some New Orleans-area refineries are returning after Hurricane Zeta ripped through the region and knocked out power in much of southeastern Louisiana. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now An estimated 1.23 million b/d of crude production and 1,090 MMcf/d of natural gas production remained offline on Oct. 30, reflecting 66.3% and 40.2% of US Gulf output, respectively, according to the US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement. About 35% of the Gulf’s platforms and rigs, or 231 facilities, were evacuated, BSEE said, but only 155 remained evacuated on Oct. 30. After its Oct. 28 landfall, Zeta had triggered a peak of 85% of the […]