Worried About Gas Prices? How Hurricane Harvey Could Impact Oil Refineries

Hurricane Harvey is bearing down on one of the nation's largest population centers. But the threat isn't just to the Texas residents fleeing the storm or the property they're leaving behind.The Texas Gulf Coast is one of the world's largest petrochemical refining and manufacturing hubs. That region is home to nearly one-third of U.S. refining capacity, and the Gulf of Mexico facilities produce nearly 20 percent of U.S. crude oil, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.  Continue reading...

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