U.S. energy companies on Thursday began airlifting workers from Gulf of Mexico oil production platforms and moved vessels from the path of what could become a devastating hurricane by the weekend. A storm is brewing in the Caribbean Sea and is forecast to grind through the main oil-producing region of the Gulf this week. It could become a major hurricane ahead of landfall on the central Gulf Coast, the National Hurricane Center said. Hurricanes with winds of up to 111 miles (178 km) per hour are classified as major and can bring devastating damage onshore. BHP (BHP.AX) , Chevron (CVX.N) , Equinor (EQNR.OL) and Royal Dutch Shell (RDSa.L) have begun removing workers from their offshore […]