Gustav & oil price

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Unformatted text preview: Wonder why gas prices seem a bit high lately? Gustav is part of the cause A large part of US oil production is located offshore in the Gulf of Mexico Yellow dots are oil platforms A lot of platforms and pipelines are in Gustav’s path Katrina (2005) did a lot of damage to oil production in the Gulf of Mexico Hurricane Katrina pounded the Ocean Warwick's superstructure, ripped it from its moorings, and dragged it 66 miles before running the drill aground in Alabama Hopefully Gustav will not be as bad ...
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This note was uploaded on 08/09/2011 for the course GEOS 1004 taught by Professor Aksinha during the Fall '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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