30 August 2012 04:54 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--The heavy rain threat from Tropical Storm Isaac is expected to spread inland during the next few days, with water levels to remain high along the northern gulf coast, the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its latest update.
"Even though Isaac is no longer a hurricane, life-threatening hazards from storm surge and inland flooding are still occurring," the NHC said.
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Isaac was moving northwest at 6 miles/hour, it added.
So far, the levees protecting
Hurricanes can disrupt the North American petrochemical industry, since oil and gas production is concentrated in the
As of Wednesday, about 94.7% of the current daily oil production in the US Gulf of Mexico remained shut in, according to the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement.
Around 71.6% of the current daily natural gas production in the
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