Most Texas Refineries Have Restarted Since Big Freeze

The big freeze from the arctic blast knocked out more than 18 of the Texas refineries just a month ago. For these refineries it has been a battle to repair and restart. 16 of those 18 plants shut by freeze have started some or all units. In that time demand has risen and already some are able to run at full rates on better margins.

Refiner Valero $VLO Beats Earnings, Overcomes Hurricane Harvey

Valero Energy Corporation $VLO based in San Antonio, Texas reported better than expected third-quarter results Thursday before the open. Valero higher throughput margin due to 92% throughput capacity utilization despite Harvey supported Valero Energy’s strong results. 

Highlights of Oil & Gas Energy Earnings Reports This Week

Energy company earnings kicked off this week with oil service giants $SLB & $HAL, Oil majors $XOM $RDG.A $COP and $CVX, Pipelines $TCP Natural gas $ECA $COP. Catch up on all the energy earnings you  may have missed.