28 August 2012 04:27 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--US President Barack Obama late on Monday declared a state of emergency for ?xml:namespace>
“President Obama signed a pre-disaster emergency declaration for the State of
At 11:00 hours
Isaac is expected to be a hurricane soon with significant storm surge and flood threat from rainfall expected along the northern gulf coast, the center said in its latest update.
The storm will intensify into a Category 2 hurricane, with winds of about 100 miles/hour, by early Wednesday around the time it's expected to make landfall, according to the forecasters.
“The current forecast track has the centre of Isaac reaching the mouth of the Mississippi River late afternoon on Tuesday, August 28, and in the vicinity of
“Because of its broad size, Isaac poses a significant storm surge threat to the northern
Several chemical plants and refineries are planning to shut their production units in advance of Isaac’s arrival.
Hurricanes can disrupt the North American petrochemical industry, since oil and gas production is concentrated in the
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