gulf of mexico

Hurricane Ida hit the oil industry hard as it headed to New Orleans

Over 95% of oil production facilities have been shut down

Originally Published: 29 AUG 21 15:36 ET Updated: 29 AUG 21 15:42 ET By Alexis Benveniste, CNN Business (CNN) -- Hurricane Ida hit New Orleans Sunday after cutting through the Gulf of Mexico, causing massive disruptions to US oil production…

Hurricane Barry reduces Gulf 'dead zone'

Record-breaking spring rains and historic flooding in the Midwest were poised to create one of the biggest dead zones on record in the Gulf of Mexico this summer, researchers had estimated.

Gulf residents brace for expected hurricane

The first tropical system to slam the US this year is expected to make landfall as a hurricane. But days before landfall, it was already walloping New Orleans with widespread flooding.

Interior brings back employees during shutdown

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is bringing back employees who were furloughed to work on sales of land for oil and gas drilling purposes in the Gulf of Mexico, according to an updated Department of Interior shutdown plan.