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Storm disrupts U.S. Gulf Coast energy operations from refineries to terminals

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HOUSTON (Reuters) – Energy infrastructure on the U.S. Gulf Coast was hit hard by Tropical Storm Imelda on Thursday, as flooding forced a major refinery to cut production and a key oil pipeline, terminals and a ship channel in Texas were shut, according to sources familiar with operations. Torrential rain has inundated the Gulf Coast Read More

Torrential Imelda rains kill one, flood homes, snarl travel around Houston

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HOUSTON (Reuters) – Authorities reported the first death linked to Tropical Storm Imelda, which dumped torrential rains over the Houston-area, while rescuers in boats pulled hundreds of people from flooded cars, the city’s airport temporarily halted flights and tens of thousands of people lost power on Thursday. By late afternoon, the rains had mostly abated Read More

Imelda weakens into open wave: NHC

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(Reuters) – Imelda has weakened into an open wave and flash flood watches were in effect for parts of eastern Texas and western Louisiana, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Thursday. The remnants of Imelda were located about 130 miles (210 km) north northwest of Houston, Texas with maximum sustained winds of 15 miles Read More

Refined products rally as storm disrupts USGC refinery operations

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New York — NYMEX refined products futures jumped Thursday as Tropical Depression Imelda disrupted refinery operations in Texas. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Front-month RBOB settled 4.30 cents higher at $1.7007/gal, while front-month ULSD settled 3.16 cents higher at $2.0049/gal. The rally caused crack spreads to Read More

TC Energy shuts oil line as flooding disrupts U.S. Gulf terminals: traders

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – TC Energy Corp’s Marketlink oil pipeline from Cushing, Oklahoma, to Nederland, Texas, was shut as flooding disrupted operations at U.S. Gulf Coast terminals, traders familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Dangerous flash floods inundated parts of southeastern Texas on Thursday as Tropical Depression Imelda dumped the last of its rains, Read More

Torrential Imelda rains flood homes, snarl travel around Houston

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HOUSTON (Reuters) – Rescuers in boats pulled people from flooded Houston-area homes, the city’s airport temporarily halted flights and tens of thousands of people lost power on Thursday as the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda dumped torrential rains over the region. Officials warned millions of people in the area to hunker down as the National Read More

Exxon shuts Beaumont, Texas refinery, others cut back due to storm: sources

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HOUSTON (Reuters) – Exxon Mobil Corp shut its 369,024 barrel per day (bpd) Beaumont, Texas, crude oil refinery on Thursday because of flooding from Tropical Storm Imelda, sources familiar with plant operations said. Other refineries in southeast Texas cut back production as heavy rain continued to fall for a second day from Houston to western Read More

Lorena weakens from hurricane, dumps rain on Mexico’s Pacific coast

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A general view shows rain storm caused by Tropical Storm Lorena in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, September 19, 2019. REUTERS/David Diaz MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Storm Lorena weakened slightly as it lashed parts of Mexico’s Pacific coast with heavy wind and rain on Thursday, including the seaside getaway of Puerto Vallarta in Jalisco state, where schools Read More

Exxon shuts Beaumont, Texas refinery due to flooding: sources

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HOUSTON (Reuters) – Exxon Mobil Corp has shut its 369,024 barrel per day (bpd) Beaumont, Texas, crude oil refinery because of flooding from Tropical Storm Imelda, sources familiar with plant operations said on Thursday. Spokesman Jeremy Eikenberry said on Tuesday that Exxon’s Beaumont chemical plant adjoining the refinery was safely shut on Thursday morning. Total Read More

Hurricane Lorena dumps heavy rain on Mexico’s Pacific coast

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A general view shows rain storm caused by Tropical Storm Lorena in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, September 19, 2019. REUTERS/David Diaz MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Hurricane Lorena lashed parts of Mexico’s Pacific coast with heavy rain and strong winds early on Thursday, as it barreled towards the popular beach resorts of Los Cabos on the Baja Read More