Economía

por | Setiembre 02, 2017 | 14:26

The number of Americans collecting unemployment checks fell slightly to 1.94 million, down 9.5 percent from a year ago. "Overwhelmingly, the trend in employment is a long-term phenomenon", said Joseph Brusuelas, chief economist at RSM US in NY.

por | Setiembre 02, 2017 | 03:33

The executive order signed by President Obama in January 2015 to create the Standard was meant to "improve the resilience of communities and Federal assets against the impacts of flooding ", and warned that "these impacts are anticipated to increase over time due to the effects of climate change and other threats".

por | Setiembre 02, 2017 | 01:38

The Port of Houston has no timeline for reopening, while Corpus Christi's port is expected to resume normal operations by September 4. The slump in commodity prices has swayed the fundamentals of the industry, leaving it susceptible to every unforeseen event that can impact the demand and supply factors of oil.

por | Setiembre 02, 2017 | 00:51

Gasoline shortages that can be attributed to tropical storm Harvey will begin to appear in other parts of the United States by Friday, pushing pump prices higher as the Labor Day holiday weekend begins. Portions of the refinery were flooded after more than a foot of rain dropped overnight. Harvey's widespread flooding has interrupted refining operations, leading plants such as Royal Dutch Shell Plc's Deer Park, Texas, refinery and Exxon Mobil Corp.'s Baytown, Texas, complex to shut.

por | Setiembre 01, 2017 | 21:32

The shutdowns led the USA government to tap its strategic oil reserves for the first time in five years on Thursday, releasing 500,000 barrels of crude to a working refinery in Louisiana . Traders from Europe to Asia were scrambling to fix fuel cargoes to the United States. Even assuming it takes no more than a few weeks, Harvey's impact may be somewhat longer lasting.

por | Setiembre 01, 2017 | 21:18

Theresa May told the business group that Japan was one of the key trading opportunities for trade after Brexit. But many Conservatives kept silent. At the start of campaigning, Theresa May held a 20 point lead over Labour . "The sooner the public has the chance to vote out her and her government the better for our country's future".

por | Setiembre 01, 2017 | 19:53

Beyond Harvey, U.S. commercial crude oil stocks fell by 5.39 million barrels last week, to 457.77 million barrels, according to data released Wednesday by the U.S. production, according to Reuters estimates and company reports . Today it ships more than 6 million barrels a day of crude and fuels, an increase driven by a boom in shale production, the end of a ban on crude exports and the expansion of several refineries.

por | Setiembre 01, 2017 | 19:36

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por | Setiembre 01, 2017 | 17:51

Since Friday, they're up 10 cents, to a nationwide average of $2.45 a gallon - the highest they've been all year . Louisiana had become the last exit and entry point into refinery row on the U.S. Strong levels of oil production have thankfully left the country with ample stockpiles of gas and oil that can cushion the impact of Harvey. With some 4.4 million barrels per day (MMbbl/d) of refining offline, representing about 24% of US capacity, the storm represents a major demand shock to ...

por | Setiembre 01, 2017 | 15:47

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por | Setiembre 01, 2017 | 13:49

But the US has 230 million barrels in storage. But he says the pipeline is still operating from Louisiana to the eastern states, though deliveries will be "intermittent". Some gas stations in Dallas have posted gas prices between $6 to $8 a gallon, according to complaints made to the attorney general's consumer protection division.

por | Setiembre 01, 2017 | 12:55

Another key: the shale oil boom has encouraged US refiners, many of which are along the Gulf Coast, to produce more and more gasoline . US West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude futures were at Dollars 46.35 per barrel at 0155 GMT, down 9 cents from their last close.

por | Setiembre 01, 2017 | 12:58

Another key: the shale oil boom has encouraged US refiners, many of which are along the Gulf Coast, to produce more and more gasoline . US West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude futures were at Dollars 46.35 per barrel at 0155 GMT, down 9 cents from their last close.

por | Setiembre 01, 2017 | 09:54

The move comes amid fears of a surge in motor fuel prices, which have been compounded by the previously reported shuttering of the Colonial pipeline. About 4.4 million barrels of US refining capacity have been shut by Harvey, including the country's largest refiner, Motiva Port Arthur, which can process more than 600,000 barrels a day.

por | Setiembre 01, 2017 | 09:44

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por | Setiembre 01, 2017 | 08:50

Brent crude futures were up 2 cents at $52.43 per barrel. Gasoline futures gained 7 percent on Wednesday alone. "Cenovus and Husky, because they have Midwest refining assets - as does Suncor in Denver - they'll probably see more of the strength in product prices than we'll see in Ontario or Alberta (refineries)".

por | Setiembre 01, 2017 | 08:09

Hurricane Harvey, which brought record flooding to the US oil heartland of Texas and killed at least 35 people, has paralysed at least 4.4 million barrels per day (bpd) of refining capacity, according to company reports and Reuters estimates.

por | Setiembre 01, 2017 | 06:12

Although it is not expected to be a threat to SC, where it is expected to hit early next week, potentially heavy rains and strong winds could cause prices to spike at retail and wholesale levels, the news outlet reported. AAA stressed that Gulf Coast states would experience the greatest rise at the pump in the next week to 10 days. "It's definitely not fun to see when it rises", Ryan Daniels said.

por | Agosto 31, 2017 | 15:51

Harvey , which has been downgraded to a storm, has caused massive floods across coastal Texas, including in Houston . The floods also forced shutdowns across a regional energy hub that supplies fuel to millions of Americans from Oklahoma to Florida to NY.

por | Agosto 31, 2017 | 15:22

New volunteers are now not being trained, but that could change depending on response needs, Gammon said. Kukulies has deployed with the Red Cross before to other disasters like Superstorm Sandy on the East coast and said it's all a learning experience.