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Oil and Gas

BP says US Gulf output shut, workers evacuated

HOUSTON, Sept 10 (Reuters) - BP Plc BP.L said on Wednesday its U.S. Gulf of Mexico production was shut and all workers had been evacuated from offshore platforms due to the threat from Hurricane Ike.

BP had said on Tuesday it was working towards a complete shutdown of offshore operations as it pulled workers from the Gulf ahead of the hurricane. (Reporting by Erwin Seba; editing by Lisa Shumaker)

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