The acceleration in gasoline prices in the aftermath Hurricane Harvey should ease as refineries in Texas restart production, but the process is slow. About 4 million barrels per day of refining capacity was shut down — more than one-fifth of the nation's supply. Some of that supply is expected to return within a week...
Chris John, president of the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association, said the worst is over and refineries are "
boiling just as much crude as we can
" to boost supply.
"I think it's just going to start to get better as far as the crude coming in, being refined and being shipped to the racks, which obviously service all the gas stations,"