Storm Cindy Crimps Shipping, Forces Energy Workers Out of Gulf
Enbridge Inc. evacuated inessential employees from some platforms in the Gulf. BHP Billiton Ltd suspended excessive operations and “demobilized” excessive workers.Destin Pipeline
Business LLC stated force majeure on Tuesday, saying in a notification to carriers that it’s not able to supply gas transportation service from all of its offshore invoice points since of the storm.It’s been a year since the United States Gulf Coast took a storm hit. Tropical Storm Colin and Hurricane Hermine struck Florida in 2015. The last storm to reach the western Gulf was Hurricane Bill in June 2015.
Cindy might bring 6 to 9 inches (15 to 23 centimeters) of rain across parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida, with some locations getting as much as 12 inches, the center said.