Originally Posted by Jpup
I went and filled the truck with gas because it will probably be $5 a gallon before the end of the week. $75 later, I'm in good shape for a couple weeks.
I'm sure prices will go up.
One of the biggest threats to the oil industry from this storm:
the two major pipelines that carry the oil pumped offshore pass thru Port Fourchon (near ground zero) and Venice (to the east of landfall, near the mouth of the river.)
If BOTH are shut down for a significant time, we could have some problems.