An oil worker near a drill rig in Loving County, Texas. Photo: Reuters An oil worker near a drill rig in Loving County, Texas. Photo: Reuters
An oil worker near a drill rig in Loving County, Texas. Photo: Reuters

US oil industry faces biggest threat in 15 years as Hurricane Laura approaches

  • Officials in Texas and Louisiana are calling for hundreds of thousands of people to evacuate as the storm intensifies
  • Oil producers on Tuesday had evacuated 310 offshore facilities and shut 1.56 million barrels per day of crude output

Topic |   Extreme weather
An oil worker near a drill rig in Loving County, Texas. Photo: Reuters An oil worker near a drill rig in Loving County, Texas. Photo: Reuters
An oil worker near a drill rig in Loving County, Texas. Photo: Reuters
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