MMS' Oynes: Deepwater Gulf Suffers Few Lasting Effects from 2005 Hurricanes; Optimistic for 2006
January 12, 2006
Despite the widespread destruction of Gulf of Mexico infrastructure from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita last year, the lengthy and expensive restoration process and the ongoing risks of offshore operations, deepwater exploration and development is moving full steam ahead, said Chris Oynes, Minerals Management Service (MMS) regional director for the Gulf of Mexico, in an interview with NGI.
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