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October 29, 2012
Sandy Update: Weather Commentary: Mid Atlantic  / South - Conditions have been steadily deteriorating throughout the region over the last 2 hours as the storm moves closer to making landfall. Winds have increased and bands of heavy precipitation are moving across the area, especially the southern...
October 29, 2012
Below is a summary of the operational status of the monitored East Coast refineries as Hurricane Sandy continues to approach the coast. Hess - Port Reading (70,000 bpd): The 70,000 bpd FCC is in the process of shutting down. The 27,000 bpd gasoline hydrotreater and a hydrogen plant were shut down last night...
October 29, 2012
Mid Atlantic  / South - Steady rainfall and gusty increasing winds have been impacting much of Mid Atlantic  and South throughout the morning. Parts of Southern Mid Atlantic (Baltimore/DC) have seen very heavy rain this morning with the coast of New Jersey impacted heavily by rising water from the...
October 29, 2012
With Hurricane Sandy hammering the eastern seaboard of the U.S., oil refineries are scaling back their operations in the region. This slumping demand has helped to push down oil prices, which had been on the uptrend in recent days. Genscape reported the shutdown of the Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery in New...
October 25, 2012
As the U.S. energy market continues to absorb the sharp rise of natural gas production, and the steady creep of renewables, one utility announced plans this week to shutter a nuclear plant for the first time in nearly a decade-and-a-half. The New York Times reports that Virginia-based utility and energy...
October 24, 2012
Surging crude production from the Bakken formation in North Dakota has been the big story in American oil recently, but the oft-ignored aspect of the story is how this out-of-the-way oil patch has changed transportation needs for the industry. An upcoming whitepaper from Genscape explains that producing...

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