Archive for the Tag 'capacity'
Whiting refinery maintenance, possible refinery worker strike… possible outcome? Record high gas prices!
Bad news tonight for consumers, although I personally believe that some issues will be addresssed and corrected before disaster hits. Without wasting time, let me cover the issues. First, we have a number of refineries reporting being completely shut down tonight, including a 245,000bpd refinery in Texas and a 108,000bpd refinery in Washington. We also have some [...]
Just to warn you, this post will be a bit lengthy, but may be incredibly insightful for some. First off, it looks like Ed has predicted a hike to $1.99. We’ll see if he’s right on… if you can get gas for around $1.80, fill up like I did tonight just in case. I’m not [...]
As prices continue to fall here in the Midwest, the South has not yet forgotten the sting and pain that Hurricane Ike brought, roughly 3 weeks ago. Atlanta, GA is still suffering from periodic gas shortages and high prices. The same is occurring in other locations in the South. Here in Michigan it is relatively [...]
With prices falling (and rightfully so) to the $3.60′s (suburbs) and $3.70′s (GR area) and much lower in other parts of the state, is a hike likely anytime soon? It could be… chances are really 50/50, but I personally filled up just in case so I wouldn’t get caught losing too much money if prices [...]
Oil seems likely to continue its fall tonight and tomorrow as Big Oil assess its refineries after Hurricane Ike. Grand Rapids prices should head WELL South of $4! Also according to Reuters calculations, here are some of the numbers that have impacted gasoline prices: CUMULATIVE IMPACT OF GUSTAV AND IKE *20.48 million barrels of crude [...]