Sheela Tobben and Sergio Chapa

Government, Safety

Texas Cold Halts Some Permian Oil Wells as Ice Disrupts Trucking

Texas Cold Halts Some Permian Oil Wells as Ice Disrupts Trucking ATR Towing and Recovery workers remove a pickup truck that slid into the median on Feb. 2. (Don Shrubshell/Columbia Daily Tribune)

The extreme cold that’s descended across Texas is prompting some oil producers in the Permian Basin to halt a small part of their output as icy roads disrupt critical trucking operations.

February 3, 2022
Business, Safety, Fuel

Storm’s Blackouts Sever Texas Fuel Shipments to East Coast

Storm’s Blackouts Sever Texas Fuel Shipments to East Coast A Colonial Pipeline Co. storage tank at a facility in the Port of Baltimore. (Samuel Corum/Bloomberg)

The largest gasoline pipeline in North America halted most shipments of fuel from Texas to the East Coast after Hurricane Nicholas’ winds knocked out power to almost half a million homes and businesses.

September 14, 2021