When hurricanes Harvey and Irma barreled through parts of the U.S. Gulf Coast, Industrial Info and IIR Energy were on hand to provide clients with continually updated and in-depth reports on the status of potentially impacted and disrupted industrial plant operations.


Following Harvey's August 25 landfall on the Texas Coast, more than 1,700 industrial plants were in its path, ultimately leading to more than 1,089 individual process units being taken offline in power plants, refineries, chemical and gas processing plants. Shutdowns in the refining industry had a ripple effect across the nation, as gasoline prices shot up as a result of more than 56% of the U.S. Gulf Coast refining capacity that went offline.


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