2006 in the Gulf of Mexico (Planning for the worst)

By: GulfPilot, 8:45 PM GMT on June 24, 2006

Well, it's been a year since the Katrina/Rita debacle in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM). The oil companies took massive capital equipment and production losses, with many platforms and drilling rigs either heavily damaged or completely destroyed. It was an unprecedented year for hurricane damage to the oil and gas industry... and they aren't taking any chances THIS year...Everyone in the GOM is on edge this year. The predictions are for another very active season, and th...

Updated: 8:55 PM GMT on June 24, 2006

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