How Hurricane Isaac Could Affect Gulf Drilling and the Texas Coast

6:31 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

How Hurricane Isaac Could Affect Gulf Drilling and the Texas Coast

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Hurricane Isaac could bring significant weather conditions to more than a thousand drilling rigs and platforms in the Gulf of Mexico. Oil prices are already on the rise.
Updated: Sometime Tuesday, Hurricane Isaac could bring significant weather conditions to more than a thousand drilling rigs and platforms in the Gulf of Mexico. Oil prices are already on the rise. As you can see in the map to the right by Accuweather, there are several Gulf drilling regions that are under a "high" or "moderate" threat by the storm.