Nature takes charge as Hurricane Isaac looms

24 % of U.S. oil production and 8.2 percent of natural-gas output from the Gulf of Mexico is shut because of Isaac, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement said.
The Gulf is home to 23 percent of U.S. oil production, 7 percent of natural-gas output and 44 percent of refining capacity, according to the U.S. Energy Department.
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