Shell has announced it is evacuating all workers and shutting down oil operations in the eastern Gulf of Mexico ahead of Isaac. Other Oil Companies such as Anadarko, Chevron and BPhave announced similar shutdowns. Anadarko has decided to shut down all oil platforms and evacuate personnel from the Central and Eastern Gulf of Mexico and BP is evacuating and shutting down all drilling operations in the entire Gulf Of Mexico. Chevron has begun evacuating some essential personal but claims that production is not being affected.
Fill Up Your Gas Tanks, Isaac To Effect Fuel Prices
I’m going to say this in big and bold letters…. Isaac will effect fuel prices due to the evacuations and even if it didn’t the oil companies would use it as an excuse to jack up the prices at the pump.