Hurricane Harvey Sends Gas Prices Soaring Nationwide

Prices at the pump are expected to increase by at least ten cents in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.
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Prices at the pump are expected to increase by at least ten cents in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Refineries in Houston, Corpus Christi, and Texas City generate 16.4% of U.S. refining capacity. They produce a range of products from gasoline to jet fuel. 

Before Harvey hit, refiners shut down about 900,000 barrels per day. Those losses in output grew to 2.2 million barrels per day on the Sunday following the storm's initial impact.

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