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September 29, 2022
bp continues to monitor Hurricane Ian to protect our personnel and operations in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. After determining conditions are safe to return, bp has redeployed offshore personnel and restarted production at our Na Kika and Thunder Horse platforms. Safety remains our top priority as we operate in the Gulf of Mexico.

 

September 27, 2022

bp is closely monitoring Hurricane Ian to protect our personnel and operations in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. With forecasts indicating the storm will track toward the Florida peninsula, bp has determined Hurricane Ian no longer poses a significant threat to our Gulf of Mexico assets. bp is working to redeploy offshore personnel to our Na Kika and Thunder Horse platforms after determining conditions are safe to return. Safety will be our overriding priority as we bring our platforms back online.

 

September 26, 2022

bp is closely monitoring Hurricane Ian in the Caribbean Sea to protect our personnel and operations in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. With forecasts indicating the hurricane will strengthen and move across the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico in the next few days, we have taken steps to respond. bp has shut in production and evacuated all personnel from our Na Kika platform. bp is also shutting in production and evacuating all essential personnel from our Thunder Horse platform. Safety is our top priority and we will continue to monitor weather conditions closely to determine next steps.

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About bp's storm response activities

bp is committed to safe and reliable operations in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, where it operates four large production facilities and drilling rigs, is one of the industry’s largest leaseholders and is a leading producer of oil and natural gas.

 

During the Atlantic hurricane season (June 1-Nov. 30) bp will be closely monitoring tropical storm activity and hurricanes that could impact our operations in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.

 

Please check this page for the latest information on bp's storm response activities.

 

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