A major part of crude oil and natural gas production in the Gulf of Mexico still remains idle because of Tropical Storm Bonnie.

About 27% of crude production and 10% of natural gas output in the area remain shut-in, according to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement.

About 428,000 barrels of daily oil production are shut-in, along with 618 million cubic feet of gas.

When the tropical storm has passed, facilities will be inspected and production from undamaged facilities will be brought back online immediately, according to the Bureau.