Chevron says returning workers to U.S. Gulf of Mexico assets

Sat Oct 5, 2013 7:45pm EDT
 
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HOUSTON (Reuters) - Chevron Corp (CVX.N: Quote) was returning workers to offshore platforms and restoring operations to normal on Saturday in U.S.-regulated areas of the northern Gulf of Mexico following the passage of weakening Tropical Storm Karen, according to a statement issued by the company.

Chevron began evacuating nonessential workers from Gulf platforms on Thursday. On Friday, the company said there had been a minimal impact on production from the removal of nonessentials from offshore operations.

(Reporting by Erwin Seba)

 
A Chevron gas station sign is seen in Del Mar, California, April 25, 2013. Chevron will report earnings on April 26. REUTERS/Mike Blake