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Tropical Storm Beta puts over 10M people under warnings

Man wades through flooded town following hurricane

REUTERS, SEPTEMBER 20, 2020 Tropical Storm Beta to drop a foot of rain in Texas and Louisiana (Reuters) – Tropical Storm Beta was predicted to bring a foot of rain to parts of coastal Texas and Louisiana next week as the 24th named storm of this year’s Atlantic hurricane season moves ashore on Monday night, the National Hurricane Center said. …

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Oil workers flee as third storm in month aims for U.S. offshore fields

Weather map

REUTERS, SEPTEMBER 19, 2020 HOUSTON (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell Plc halted some oil production and began evacuating workers from a U.S. Gulf of Mexico platform, the company said on Friday, as a new tropical storm flared. Beta, the 23rd named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, formed in the Bay of Campeche and was forecast to strengthen steadily and become …

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Hurricane Laura poses biggest threat to U.S. oil in 15 years

Waves splash during the passage of Tropical Storm Laura

REUTERS, AUGUST 25, 2020 HOUSTON (Reuters) – Oil production shutdowns in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico are approaching the level of 2005’s Hurricane Katrina, and coastal refiners on Tuesday scrambled to cut processing ahead of a major hurricane approaching the Texas/Louisiana coast. Hurricane Laura will rapidly gain strength over the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico and is expected …

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PHOTOS: Coast Guard surveys aftermath of Hurricane Hanna

Sunken sailboat at pier. Debris following storm

PortandTerminal.com, July 26, 2020 CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (USCG Press Release) — The Coast Guard conducted an overflight to survey the aftermath of Hurricane Hanna near Corpus Christi, Texas, Sunday.  A Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew conducted a 115 mile survey beginning at Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi, transiting east to Rockport, Texas, south to Bob Hall Pier in Corpus Christi, Texas, and west …

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Imelda Disrupts U.S. Gulf Coast Energy Operations from Refineries to Terminals

Reuters, September 19, 2019 By Erwin Seba HOUSTON, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Energy infrastructure on the U.S. Gulf Coast was hit hard by Tropical Storm Imelda on Thursday, as flooding forced a major refinery, a key oil pipeline, terminals and a ship channel in Texas to shut, according to sources familiar with operations. Torrential rain has inundated the Gulf Coast …

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Grand Bahama Shipyard: ‘Open For Business’ following Dorian

PortandTerminal.com, September 14, 2019 Grand Bahama Shipyard (GBS) has officially resumed operations and welcomed back its first commercial vessel following Hurricane Dorian. FREEPORT, BAHAMAS – A large shipyard on Grand Bahama has reopened two weeks after Hurricane Dorian’s devastation, helping to revive business on the storm-damaged island. There is enough work through the end of the year for more than …

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IN PHOTOS: We just survived Dorian as a Category 2 hurricane in Halifax

PortandTerminal.com, September 9, 2019 The staff at PortandTerminal.com just went through Hurricane Dorian as a Category 2 hurricane. It made us acutely aware of the destruction and terror people in the Bahamas experienced as it hit their small island as a full force Category 5 monster. They urgently need our help. HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – The editorial team at PortandTerminal.com …

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