Thursday, November 1, 2012

Department of Energy: Hurricane Sandy Situation Report # 8

Some of the countervailing forces to take into account in pricing natgas futures, currently down 1.2 cents at $3.68.
From the DOE:
As of 9:00 am EDT November 1 there are 4,657,013 customers without power in the affected
...As of 7:00 am EDT, November 1, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) reports three nuclear power units in the Northeastern United States continue to be shut down and two units remain reduced as a result of impacts from Hurricane Sandy. ...

...Trade press reported this morning (November 1) that the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery in
Philadelphia is operating at reduced rates until waterborne deliveries resume.
A list of refineries impacted by Hurricane Sandy is presented in the table below....

...MUCH MORE (9 page PDF)