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Tropical Storm Nate Closes In on Gulf of Mexico

Refinery operations on the U.S. Gulf Coast have normalized since the devastation of hurricanes Harvey and Irma, but Tropical Storm Nate now threatens to…

Tropical Storm Nate | Gulf of Mexico | GulfCoast | Disaster Impact Tracker

Industrial Info

Fri Oct 06 2017

Hurricane Harvey Makes Tight Gulf Coast Labor Market Even Tighter

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--In 2017, the Houston metropolitan area has been experiencing a consistent pattern of skilled labor shortages in…

Craft Labor | GulfCoast | Hurricane Harvey | Labor Market

Industrial Info

Thu Sep 14 2017

Hurricane Harvey to Delay Gulf Coast Capital Project Completions

The impact of Hurricane Harvey on the timing of active capital projects along the Gulf Coast will be felt for months and perhaps even years…

Hurricane Harvey | GulfCoast | Refining | Texas | Chemical Plant

Industrial Info

Thu Sep 07 2017

Texas Coastal Refineries, Petchem Plants Brace for Hurricane Harvey

Refinery and Chemical Processing operations along the Texas Gulf Coast were gearing up and hunkering down in anticipation of Hurricane Harvey, which was forecast to…

Texas | Refinery | GulfCoast | Petchem | Hurricane Harvey

Industrial Info

Thu Aug 24 2017

IIR Energy Breakers: Hurricane, Storm Surge Watch Issued for Texas Gulf Coast Hurricane, Storm Surge Watch Issued for Texas Gulf Coast

The National Hurricane Center has issued a storm surge watch and a hurricane watch for parts of the Texas Gulf Coast with the approach of…

IIR Energy | Breakers | GulfCoast | Harvey | Tropical Storm | Texas

Industrial Info

Thu Aug 24 2017

U.S. Crude Throughput Grows 300,000 BBL/d for Second Week in a Row

U.S. crude oil throughput increased by more than 300,000 barrels per day (BBL/d) for the second week in a row during the…

U.S. | Crude Oil | DOE | PADD 3 | GulfCoast | PADD2 | Refinery Maintenance | Refinery Turnarounds

Industrial Info

Wed Nov 16 2016

Tropical Storm Nate Closes In on Gulf of Mexico

Refinery operations on the U.S. Gulf Coast have normalized since the devastation of hurricanes Harvey and Irma, but Tropical Storm Nate now threatens to inundate Central America and potentially hit the U.S. as a hurricane on Sunday, with an impact on offshore oil & gas operations and citrus and cotton crops in the southern U.S. Industrial Info's »

Hurricane Harvey Makes Tight Gulf Coast Labor Market Even Tighter

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--In 2017, the Houston metropolitan area has been experiencing a consistent pattern of skilled labor shortages in certain crafts. Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath will only exacerbate an already tight market. The affected areas include Harris County, the Houston Ship Channel, Baytown, Texas City, Galveston and Freeport, which have shortages of local »

Hurricane Harvey to Delay Gulf Coast Capital Project Completions

The impact of Hurricane Harvey on the timing of active capital projects along the Gulf Coast will be felt for months and perhaps even years to come, according to Tony Salemme, vice president of Industrial Info's Craft Labor Group. In just Harris County, Texas, Industrial Info is tracking more than $30 billion in project activity, ranging from those that are »

Texas Coastal Refineries, Petchem Plants Brace for Hurricane Harvey

Refinery and Chemical Processing operations along the Texas Gulf Coast were gearing up and hunkering down in anticipation of Hurricane Harvey, which was forecast to make landfall on Friday. Harvey, which had strengthened into a category 1 hurricane as of mid-day on Thursday, with top winds of nearly 85 miles per hour, was expected to continue strengthening into a major »

IIR Energy Breakers: Hurricane, Storm Surge Watch Issued for Texas Gulf Coast Hurricane, Storm Surge Watch Issued for Texas Gulf Coast

The National Hurricane Center has issued a storm surge watch and a hurricane watch for parts of the Texas Gulf Coast with the approach of Tropical Depression Harvey. Harvey is heading to the upper Texas coast, where there are over 20 refineries and 30 major chemical plants, and could develop into a hurricane before making landfall. A storm surge watch »

U.S. Crude Throughput Grows 300,000 BBL/d for Second Week in a Row

U.S. crude oil throughput increased by more than 300,000 barrels per day (BBL/d) for the second week in a row during the week that ended November 11, according to the Department of Energy (DOE). The big increase came in PADD 3, where the Gulf Coast is recovering from fall refinery maintenance. PADD 3 crude runs are now »