Flooding from Tropical StormHarvey has shut almost a fifth of US oil-refining capacity, triggering worries about a gasoline supply crunch as the slow-moving tempest lumbers through the heart of America's petrochemicals industry.
Houston also is the starting point of the massive Colonial Pipeline that takes gasoline, diesel and jet fuel as far north as NY, but operations had not been affected as of this afternoon; Shell is one of Colonial\'s partners.
USA gasoline prices have surged. September futures expired Thursday after rising for an eighth session, climbing 13.5 percent to close at $2.1399, the highest for front-month prices since June 2015.
Mohan Singh, who works at the Sunoco station on the corner of Route 23 and Spring Street, said the prices there, which was $2.63 a gallon for regular Friday, steadily went up during the week. He estimated it could affect 1 percent of the USA gross domestic product, eventually costing about $160 billion. That can be seen at the pump where the national average has jumped 17 cents over the last week to $2.52 a gallon, setting a new high for the year and going over $2.50 for the first time in two years. "To start, in California, you have the toughest gas to make in the country".
The largest refinery in the United States, located in Port Arthur, Texas, was among the shuttered Thursday.
The backlog in unexported refined products will be a challenge to Texas Gulf Coast refiners, according to Sandy Fielden, an analyst at Morningstar. "There's plenty of gasoline in the state of Texas", he said.
Canadian gasoline prices vary substantially by region and city, with Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and most of the Atlantic provinces below the national average.
Brent prices have fallen 1.79% in the past week due to fears of an inventory build up as a result of the storm. Prices spiked significantly from Wednesday to Thursday, accounting for more than 7 cents of the recent spike, according to AAA data.
Prices have already risen earlier than they normally would in Idaho, according to AAA Idaho Public and Government Affairs Director Matthew Conde.
Gasoline in NY has jumped above US$2 a gallon for first time since 2015. That price was lately 24 cents above benchmark futures RBc1, traders said.
"The spike should be short-lived", Flynn said.
"The flooding now taking place is however leading to a greater loss of onshore supply (from the Eagle Ford) than historically has been the case", the analysts said.
"It went up a little bit, but not as insane as it was a couple years ago when it went above $3 a gallon", Donelson said as she pumped gas at the Sunoco.
On Aug. 4, the lowest prices registered in the area ranged between $1.99 and $2.14 per gallon, according to the site. Gas prices at almost every other gas station in the area have increased dramatically, from $2.19 to $2.39 in places.
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Friday's ruling has serious implications for the East African country with a troubled history of election violence. The Supreme Court ruling on the Kenya poll cancellation was the first of its kind in Africa.
Meanwhile, U.S. official shave cracked open the nation's stockpile of oil reserves to ease the storm's impact on gas prices. And for New Jersey residents, gas Thursday is averaging $2.41, up two cents overnight and up four cents in the last week.
Andres Machado relieved Garcia to make his major league debut, but the former minor league starter's stay was short as well. The Twins are averaging nearly six runs per game since August 2, with a plus-76 scoring margin over those 31 games.
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Gas prices begin surge in wake of Harvey
U.S gasoline prices surged anew after Colonial pipeline COLPI.UL, which operates the biggest USA fuel transporter system. If you operate refineries not impacted by the Gulf, you are able to sell that gasoline for more".
Harvey pushes rain into the Carolinas
Unfortunately, it is possible that this new system could bring heavy rain to waterlogged parts of Texas and Louisiana. Beasley said the heaviest rain associated with the remnants of Harvey will be west of the Bluefield forecast area.
White House plans cost of Harvey relief
About 100,000 homes were damaged by the storm, White House Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert said in a briefing. House Republicans expect to approve an initial $5.9 billion package in Harvey aid in the next week or two.
Turner Announces Mandatory Evacuation for Parts of West Houston
The area under order is for the area west of Gessner, east of Highway 6, south of the I-10 freeway, and north of Briar Forest. Starting Sunday morning, crews will start going house-to-house in that area to turn off power to any homes that are inundated.
Trump May Withdraw From South Korean Trade Pact
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White House: Trump will donate $1 million to Harvey relief
Meanwhile a new storm, Irma, had strengthened on Friday into a Category 3 hurricane on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale. The White House says President Donald Trump is pledging $1 million in personal funds to Harvey storm relief efforts.
Sunday shows preview: Trump faces aftermath of Harvey
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Hurricane Harvey affecting more than one million students
But "we know that we now have enough facilities that we know we can either fix or dry out or get ready for school", Carranza said. Vincze said parent response is a reflection of what grade their student is in and how many children they have who are students.