Gulf of Mexico Workers Return to Platforms After Karen Weakens
October 7, 2013 by Avila Capital Markets, Inc.
Gulf of Mexico oil producers including BP Plc (BP/) and BHP Billiton Ltd. (BHP) returned workers to offshore platforms after the passing of Tropical Storm Karen.
The remnants of Karen were over southeastern Alabama, extending southward over the waters of the north-central Gulf, the National Hurricane Center said in a bulletin at 8 p.m. eastern time yesterday. The disturbance was moving eastward at about 15 miles (24 kilometers) per hour with almost no chance of reforming into a storm, the center said.
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