Gustav And LOOP


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The Oil Drum reports that LOOP is directly in the path of Gustav

Hurricane Gustav is expected to make landfall at LA just south and east of NOLA as a Category 2 hurricane. At 9a EDT, NHC says that pressure in 957Mb. 6Z (5:00 EDT) models have damage forecasts that vary a bit from six hours ago. The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port, or LOOP, and Port Fourchon, which has historically been a land base for offshore oil support services in the Gulf, was directly in the path of Gustav and is expected to be damaged. …a good bit of oil and natural gas is also expected to be taken offline: some for weeks, some for much longer, according to Methaz’ models.


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