Tag: Disruption

September unplanned global oil supply disruptions fall to lowest level since January 2012

September unplanned global oil supply disruptions fall to lowest level since January 2012

Disrupted volumes in Canada returned to production over five-month period Unplanned global supply disruptions fell to 1.6 million barrels per day (b/d) in Sept., the lowest level since Jan. 2012, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Over the past six months, unplanned oil supply disruptions have fallen by more than 1.0 million b/d, as […]

By October 23, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Hurricane Irma may cause problems for East Coast energy infrastructure

Hurricane Irma may cause problems for East Coast energy infrastructure

Significant power outages have already been reported in U.S. Virgin Islands Hurricane Irma, one of the largest hurricanes ever recorded in the Atlantic, caused significant damage to the northeastern Caribbean and is currently projected to make landfall this weekend, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Current model forecasts project that Hurricane Irma will then […]

By September 8, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Future of renewable energy is a radical global disruption – Wood Mackenzie

Future of renewable energy is a radical global disruption – Wood Mackenzie

With current trends, Wood Mackenzie expects EVs accounting 21% of global car stock by 2035 The oil market downturn and the tone set by the Paris Agreement have already shifted the focus away from fossil fuels, but how quickly could we see the tides change and decisively tip the scales to renewables? Together with GTM Research, […]

By August 10, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Colonial Pipeline restarts Line 1, resumes gasoline shipments to U.S. Southeast

Colonial Pipeline restarts Line 1, resumes gasoline shipments to U.S. Southeast

Previous disruption to Colonial pipeline flows from Sept. 9 to Sept. 21 resulted in record changes in gasoline stocks Following an outage that began on Oct. 31, Colonial Pipeline’s Line 1 resumed shipping gasoline early Sunday morning, according to the US Energy Information Administration. Line 1 carries gasoline from the Gulf Coast to as far east and […]

By November 8, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Pipeline disruption leads to record gasoline stock changes in Southeast, Gulf Coast

Pipeline disruption leads to record gasoline stock changes in Southeast, Gulf Coast

Colonial Pipeline system runs from as far west as Houston, Texas, to as far north and east as Linden, New Jersey, near the New York Harbor The outage of Colonial Pipeline Line 1 between Sept. 9 and Sept. 21 resulted in record changes in motor gasoline stocks in both the Lower Atlantic and Gulf Coast […]

By September 30, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Pipeline shutdown disrupts gasoline supply in the Southeast

Pipeline shutdown disrupts gasoline supply in the Southeast

 On Sept. 19, average price of regular gasoline increased eight cents to $2.17 per gallon from the week prior A partial shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline system, a major source of transportation fuels to the Southeast, has disrupted gasoline supplies, leading to higher prices and product shortages in parts of the region, according to US […]

By September 21, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Nigerian oil production likely down 500,000 b/d through 2017 because of militant attacks

Nigerian oil production likely down 500,000 b/d through 2017 because of militant attacks

Nigeria’s oil production averaged 1.9M b/d in 2015, by May production had fallen to 1.4M b/d Crude oil production disruptions in Nigeria reached 750,000 b/d in May, the highest level since at least Jan. 2009. The increased disruptions come as militants continue to focus attacks on oil and natural gas infrastructure in the West African region. […]

By August 18, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Fires near Fort McMurray still reducing Canada’s oil sands production

Fires near Fort McMurray still reducing Canada’s oil sands production

 According to some industry analysts, natural gas storage in Alberta is nearing capacity and could be full in a few months While evacuees from the ongoing fires in Fort McMurray have begun to return to the city, a state of emergency remains in place throughout Alberta, Canada, and the temporary shutdown of the area’s oil sands […]

East Coast winter storm: ‘Energy disruptions map’ tracks infrastructure problems

East Coast winter storm: ‘Energy disruptions map’ tracks infrastructure problems

Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina declare state of emergency Worried about the power staying on during the this weekend’s winter storm on the East Coast? The US Energy Information Administration’s energy disruptions map displays key layers of energy infrastructure, including oil refineries, power plants, and major electric transmission lines, and real-time storm information from the National Weather […]

By January 22, 2016 0 Comments Read More →