First Oil Workers Evacuate Ahead Of Tropical Storm Cristobal

Occidental Petroleum is evacuating some of its Gulf of Mexico oil facilities ahead of the anticipated storm Cristobal, Occidental said on Wednesday. The evacuated workers so far will be limited to non-essential workers, and interruptions are not expected, Reuters said, according to Oxy. Occidental is the fourth largest producer in the deep waters of Gulf of Mexico with 10 facilities there, according to the company’s website. Other oil companies operating in the Gulf of Mexico, including BP, Chevron, Exxon, Hess, Murphy, and Shell, are monitoring…