Sunday, October 8, 2017

U.S. Gulf Refiners, Ports Assess Impacts from Nate

By Marianna Parraga and Rod Nickel HOUSTON/MOBILE, Ala., Oct 8 (Reuters) – Some oil ports, producers and refiners in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama that shut facilities ahead of Hurricane Nate were...

October 8, 2017
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Tropical Storm Nate’s Winds Rapidly Weaken Over Alabama

By Rod Nickel (Reuters) – Tropical Storm Nate rapidly weakened as it moved over Alabama on Sunday, although the fast-moving former hurricane rattled the doors of Biloxi’s casinos and left...

October 8, 2017
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Saturday, October 7, 2017

Navy Pre-Positioning Ships, Coast Guard Closes Ports Ahead of Nate

The Navy has ordered the USS Iwo Jima and USS New York to get underway from their homeport in Mayport Oct. 7 to be in position to support the gulf...

October 7, 2017
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Friday, October 6, 2017
Maritime News

Nate to Bring More Damages to Hurricane-Weary Region

By Brian K. Sullivan and Marvin G. Perez (Bloomberg) — Tropical Storm Nate, on track to strike near New Orleans overnight Saturday, may cause close to $1 billion in damage across Central...

October 6, 2017
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Thursday, October 5, 2017

Gulf of Mexico Operators Begin Shut-Ins Ahead of Tropical Storm Nate

By Ernest Scheyder and Marianna Parraga HOUSTON, Oct 5 (Reuters) – Oil and natural gas operators began evacuating staff and halting production at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms on Thursday ahead...

October 5, 2017
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Maritime News

Tropical Storm Nate Threatens Oil Rigs as It Targets U.S. Gulf Coast

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) — Tropical Storm Nate has formed off of Nicaragua, threatening to inundate Central America, shut oil and gas rigs in the Gulf of Mexico and damage cotton...

October 5, 2017
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