Ecu Flotilla Is Bringing Fuel To The U.S.

The flotilla should ease any gas shortages resulting from Harvey, the monster storm that’s been battering the Gulf Coast and forcing refineries and pipelines to close.
Genscape said it estimated 111,000 metric tons (39 million gallons) of European gasoline had already been diverted to America.
A fleet of tankers is set to sail from Europe with millions of gallons of gasoline for the United States.
The number of tankers booked to sail from Europe has doubled this week to roughly 40, said Richard Matthews of Gibson Shipbrokers.
But U.S. gas stations will eventually have to respond by raising prices for consumers, at least temporarily.

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