Thursday, October 14, 2021
Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Stronger Storms Test Aging U.S. Offshore Oil Facilities
By Marianna Parraga HOUSTON (Reuters)- Stronger hurricanes threatening the U.S. Gulf Coast energy hub are elevating the risks of oil spills from damage to area refineries, oil platforms and subsea pipelines, say...
Sunday, September 5, 2021
Wednesday, August 4, 2021
NOAA: Conditions Remain for Above-Average Atlantic Hurricane Season
With five named storms on the books already this year, forecasters are continuing to call for an above-average Atlantic hurricane season as conditions remain ripe for storm development. “After a...
Friday, June 18, 2021
Season’s First Tropical Storm Warnings Issued for Gulf Coast
By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) — The U.S. Gulf coast is getting its first tropical-storm warnings of the year, stretching from Louisiana to Florida, including New Orleans, the National Hurricane Center...
Thursday, May 20, 2021
NOAA Predicts Above-Average Hurricane Season But Chances of 2020 Repeat Not Likely
Forecasters with the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are predicting another active Atlantic hurricane season this year, but the season will likely fall short of the record-breaking level...
Thursday, April 8, 2021
Forecasters Predict Another Above-Average Hurricane Season in 2021
Forecasters are predicting another above-average Atlantic hurricane season in 2021, citing the likely absence of El Niño as a primary factor, according to new research from Colorado State University which...
Monday, November 16, 2020
Cat 5 Hurricane Iota Threatens to Devastate Central America
By Gustavo Palencia and Ismael Lopez TEGUCIGALPA, Nov 16 (Reuters) – Iota exploded into a catastrophic Category 5 hurricane bearing down on remote Central American coastal provinces on Monday, with the...
Thursday, November 12, 2020
Record Hurricane Season Deals Worst Blow to Gulf Oil Production in a Decade
By Sheela Tobben (Bloomberg) –It’s the year of the unprecedented and the hurricane season has been no exception. A record-breaking hurricane season shut in an OPEC-nation amount of oil during...
Thursday, October 29, 2020
Active Hurricane Season Weighs on U.S. Energy Production
Oct 29 (Reuters) – As crews began returning to U.S. Gulf of Mexico offshore facilities on Thursday, this year’s repeated oil and gas production halts were already hitting energy firms’...
Thursday, September 17, 2020
Named Storm Landfalls in the U.S. this Year Are One Shy of 1916 Record
By Will Wade (Bloomberg) –Hurricane Sally’s historic flooding of Florida and Alabama this week marked the eighth named storm to strike the continental U.S. this year, leaving the tally just...
Sunday, September 13, 2020
U.S. Gulf Coast Prepares for Second Hurricane in a Month
HOUSTON, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Tropical Storm Sally strengthened off the west coast of Florida on Sunday and was poised to become a hurricane, bringing the threat of dangerous storm...
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Hurricane Laura Poses Biggest Threat to U.S. Energy Since Katrina
By Erwin Seba HOUSTON, Aug 25 (Reuters) – The U.S. energy industry on Tuesday was preparing for a major hurricane strike, cutting crude production at a rate approaching the level...
Monday, August 24, 2020
Thursday, August 13, 2020
Tropical Storm Josephine Sets Record for Fastest Atlantic Season
By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) –The Atlantic spun it 10th storm faster than any other hurricane season in records going back to 1851, and more are expected as August ends....
Thursday, August 6, 2020
NOAA Upgrades Hurricane Outlook to Record 25 Named Storms
HOUSTON, Aug 6 (Reuters) – The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) on Thursday increased its prediction for the number of tropical storms expected this year to as many...
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Forecasters Raise Atlantic Hurricane Outlook to 20 Named Storms
By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) –After a frenzied start, the Atlantic hurricane season could turn out to be the most active since 2005, when a record 28 storms formed. Colorado...
Thursday, June 4, 2020
Energy Industry Faces Hurricane Challenges Amid Pandemic
By Erwin Seba HOUSTON, June 4 (Reuters) – As oil and gas companies began shutting offshore production before the first tropical storm of the season in the U.S. Gulf of...
Thursday, May 21, 2020
NOAA Predicts Above-Normal 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season
As the United States looks towards reopening, weather forecasters say conditions are ripe for an above-normal Atlantic hurricane season in 2020. Forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center have released their...
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Warmest Oceans on Record Adds to Hurricanes, Wildfires Risks
By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) — The world’s seas are simmering, with record high temperatures spurring worry among forecasters that the global warming effect may generate a chaotic year of extreme...
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