About 11% of oil production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico was shut on Tuesday as a powerful Hurricane Ian forced oil companies to evacuate workers and the storm took aim at Florida. The hurricane entered the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday and is forecast to become a dangerous, Category 4 storm over the warm waters of the Gulf, according to National Hurricane Center (NHC) forecaster Eric Blake. Ian weakened after crossing Cuba and was packing winds of 120 miles per hour (195 km per hour), the NHC said. It is heading toward making an extremely dangerous landfall in southwestern Florida, Blake predicted. Some 190,000 barrels per day of oil production, […]