Transcript for Oil and gas prices spike after the shock of Harvey
Back now with a possible aftershock to the unfolding disaster here in Texas a spike in oil and gas prices. Dozens of oil rigs in the gulf and several refineries shut down ahead of the storm. Today Exxon closing its refinery complex in the Houston metro area the second largest in the country. Experts predict gas prices could go up applied to 45 cents per gallon. And another ripple effect nationwide travel disruptions major highway shut down or barely passable including this one interstate 610. The runways at Houston's hobby airport under water. 500 people stranded and more than a thousand flights canceled. At the city's two airports in the shipping industry taking a hit as well the port of Corpus Christi Galveston and Houston. All of them close.
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