Hurricane

El Nino Keeping Lid on Atlantic Hurricanes, NOAA Says

El Nino Keeping Lid on Atlantic Hurricanes, NOAA Says

Conditions in the ocean and the atmosphere, including an El Nino event in the Pacific Ocean, are conspiring to produce a less active 2018 Atlantic hurricane season than previously expected, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

August 9, 2018

Atlantic Hurricane Season Likely Calmer Than Previously Forecast, Says CSU Team

One month into the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, scientists at Colorado State University (CSU) said they expect fewer named storms and hurricanes than previously forecast and below-average tropical activity.

July 2, 2018

Atlantic Hurricane Season Likely Typical, NOAA Says As Storm Builds in Caribbean

The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, which officially — and may actually — begin next week, is likely to be a near- or above-normal one, forecasters at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said Thursday.

May 24, 2018

Natural Gas, Oil Industry Prepares for 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season

With the official open of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season looming, a sextet of organizations representing the natural gas and oil industry on Tuesday unveiled steps their members are taking to prepare their operations and shared lessons learned in recent years.

May 22, 2018

CSU Team Sees Slightly-Above-Average Hurricane Season on Horizon

With eight weeks remaining until the start of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, scientists at Colorado State University (CSU) said they expect slightly-above-average tropical storm activity this year.

April 5, 2018
Hurricanes Mar Anadarko Output, but ‘Three D’ Onshore Strategy Shines

Hurricanes Mar Anadarko Output, but ‘Three D’ Onshore Strategy Shines

An unusually active hurricane season and volatile commodity prices bit into Anadarko Petroleum Corp.’s oil and gas sales volumes during the third quarter, but double-digit production gains from its three Ds — deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GOM), Denver-Julesburg (DJ) Basin and the Permian Basin’s Delaware — proved their mettle, CEO Al Walker said Wednesday.

November 1, 2017

GOM Getting Back to Work while Ophelia Strengthens in Atlantic

Gulf of Mexico (GOM) oil and natural gas production was coming back online and personnel were returning to work after Hurricane Nate ambled ashore over the weekend, with no offshore infrastructure reportedly damaged.

October 9, 2017

Texas Energy Job Growth Steady, But Harvey’s Impact Still Uncertain

Before Hurricane Harvey pummeled the state and wiped out, at least temporarily, some employment, the Texas economy in August expanded for the 14th consecutive month, adding 5,500 jobs, the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) said Friday.

September 15, 2017
Plump Storage Injection Too Little Too Late to Stop NatGas Forwards Rally

Plump Storage Injection Too Little Too Late to Stop NatGas Forwards Rally

Natural gas forward prices for October rose an average 17 cents from Sept. 8-14 as weather forecasts called for warmer-than-normal temperatures to finish out the month, according to NGI’s Forward Look. But the market’s realization that demand destruction caused by Hurricane Irma may have been overestimated also weighed on forwards this week.

September 15, 2017

Gulf Coast Oil, Gas Operations ‘Too Important to Fail,’ Says IEA

The oil and gas industry is able to respond faster than it did a decade ago when severe storms hit the U.S. Gulf Coast, but the region today also is more strategic to world energy markets, which means disruptions like Hurricane Harvey have to be overcome, and quickly, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said.

September 14, 2017