Texas refineries cut output as petrochemical spill curbs shipping

Credit: Reuters- Published on March 25, 2019
A petrochemical disaster outside Houston that has disrupted ship traffic for days at a major U.S. oil port led two major refineries on Monday to reduce fuel production, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Published on March 25, 2019 -  00:39
Petrochemical Disaster Still Hampering Efforts To Clear Houston Shipping Bottleneck
The backlog of vessels waiting to move through the Houston Ship Channel grew on Monday, the U.S. Coast Guard said. The area remained closed to traffic for a third day as emergency workers attempted to clear a petrochemical spill from the Intercontinental Terminals storage facility. Thirty-one vessels waited to enter the busiest U.S. oil port on Monday, while another 31 waited to leave, up from 26, respectively, on Sunday morning.

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