Supply Alert – Mansfield on Code Red in Florida for Hurricane Irma

Irma Brings a New Threat While refineries are still struggling to restart following the destruction of Harvey, Hurricane Irma is bringing a new threat. The storm was upgraded to a Category 5 today as it hurdles towards the Caribbean islands, where it’s expected to bring catastrophic destruction. Current forecasts show the continuing west until north of Cuba, […]

Today’s Market Trend

Oil prices are finally normalizing somewhat, at least at the national level. NYMEX crude prices are currently at $48.00, after closing Friday at a lofty $47.29. Crude prices fell from a pre-Harvey high of $48 down to the $45 range, but today are more in line with their pre-Harvey prices. This is the trend across […]

Holiday Weekend Summary

Brent Prices Fall After North Korean Nuclear Test While geopolitical threats typically cause demand to rise, a North Korean war would mostly affect demand, rather than supply, causing prices to fall as the threat escalates. Also, traders are moving to safer bets like gold, rather than oil, to protect against any risks. Click Here to […]

Nat Gas News – September 5, 2017

Nat Gas News – September 5, 2017 Harvey’s Wrath Lays Bare Mexico’s U.S. Natural Gas Addiction World Oil reports: Hurricane Harvey’s crushing blow to the U.S. energy industry reveals just how dependent Mexico has become on natural gas from its northern neighbor. The storm’s wrath forced cross-border gas pipelines in Texas to shut and prevented […]

Weekend Update – Colonial Pipeline Still Offline West of Louisiana

Colonial Pipeline Re-Opening Date Slips The Colonial Pipeline remains offline west of Louisiana, missing the Sunday night target for restarting the Houston to Louisiana segment of the pipeline. According to their latest update, the pipeline expects the diesel line to resume operations Monday, and the gasoline segment will resume on Tuesday.  Refining capacity shut down by Harvey […]

Weekend Update – Long Lines Delay Deliveries

Terminal Truck Lines Delay Deliveries While we’re at the very early stages of normalizing fuel supply, one of the largest concerns currently hindering quick deliveries in Texas, Louisiana, and certain Southeast markets is long lines at terminal racks.  For every major market (Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, etc), fuel trucks fill up at a select few terminals, […]

Today’s Market Trend

As noted yesterday, having prices role from September contracts to October contracts has had a huge effect on prices this morning. Recall that NYMEX prices are future prices, so the price you see today is for “prompt month” (currently October) delivery. Crude prices are up a dollar to $47.03 this morning, though down overall for […]

Fuel Prices During Harvey

Hurricane Harvey (still categorized as a Tropical Depression at the time of writing) brought record-level rainfalls to East Texas and West Louisiana, causing flooding and destruction throughout the Gulf Coast. Cumulative rain falls surpassed 50 inches in some area, the most rain ever received from a tropical cyclone system in the Lower 48 states. Because […]

Nat Gas News – September 1, 2017

Nat Gas News – September 1, 2017 Court Rules Against Ban of Natural Gas Production Waste US News and World Report reports: A federal appeals court has upheld a lower court’s decision to throw out a West Virginia county’s ordinance that bans the disposal of natural gas production waste. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports the 4th U.S. […]

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