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Tropical Storm Nate shuts down some US Gulf of Mexico production

Tropical Storm Nate shuts down some US Gulf of Mexico production

Tropical Storm Nate expected to hit US Gulf Coast early Sunday Tropical Storm Nate is the second storm in two months to force production shutdowns at some US Gulf of Mexico platforms and staff evacuations at others. The storm carrying intense rainfall has killed at least 10 people in Costa Rica and Nicaragua and is […]

By October 6, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Hurricane Harvey update: crude oil, refining and chemical sector impacts – IHS Markit

Hurricane Harvey update: crude oil, refining and chemical sector impacts – IHS Markit

Still considerable uncertainty about lingering damage to offshore platforms IHS Markit released a periodic update on impact of Hurricane Harvey on the crude oil, refining and chemical sectors. Crude As of Wednesday, U.S. Gulf of Mexico operators have shut down approximately 324,000 b/d of crude oil output, equal to around 19 percent of total Gulf of […]

By August 31, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Hurricane Harvey wallops US oil hub with high winds, rain

Hurricane Harvey wallops US oil hub with high winds, rain

Hurricane Harvey made landfall between Port Aransas and Port O’Connor, Texas Hurricane Harvey continues to plague the Texas coast, forcing thousands of people from their homes, shutting down export facilities and possibly damaging oil refineries. Harvey is the strongest hurricane to hit the Lone Star State in over 50 years.  It made landfall between Port […]

By August 28, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Hurricane Matthew caused millions of customers to go without power

Hurricane Matthew caused millions of customers to go without power

Hurricane Matthew resulted in temporary electricity outages for millions of customers along the southern Atlantic Coast. Matthew was a Category 3 hurricane when it hit the east coast of Florida, just north of the St. Lucie Nuclear Plant, on Thursday, Oct. 6, according to the US Energy Information Administration. The hurricane traveled north along the […]

By October 17, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Hurricane Matthew cuts power to almost 800,000 Florida homes, businesses

Hurricane Matthew cuts power to almost 800,000 Florida homes, businesses

Hurricane Matthew first major hurricane threatening a direct hit on US in over 10 years Electricity companies in Florida said Hurricane Matthew knocked out power to almost 800,000 homes and businesses on Friday as the storm blasted the state’s east coast. Though still early, the number of power outages did not seem as high as previously projected. […]

By October 7, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Fuel crunch looms, terminals in path as Hurricane Matthew nears U.S.

Fuel crunch looms, terminals in path as Hurricane Matthew nears U.S.

Hurricane Matthew could be deadliest storm in decades By Devika Krishna Kumar NEW YORK, Oct 6 (Reuters) – The Southeast United States is expected to be hit with fuel shortages in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, as the storm barrels toward one of the largest energy-consuming regions in the country. Some states are already experiencing supply […]

By October 6, 2016 0 Comments Read More →