Firms Updating Disaster Plans in Response to Hurricane Sandy

disaster recovery thumb Firms Updating Disaster Plans in Response to Hurricane SandyWith the hurricane Sandy picking up strength as it barrels towards the East Coast, energy companies are breaking out their disaster recovery plans. The report “Disaster Management and Recovery Planning” examines long and short-term goals for mitigation, planning and recovery from disaster and provides a special focus on management of energy infrastructure during the time of disaster including a checklist for emergency response and recovery.

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Power Companies Hope to Improve Slow Response Times to Previous Storms

Hurricane Sandy descending on the U.S. East Coast will test improvements made by power companies a year after they were criticized for a slow response to another freak October storm that left millions of people without power for days. … [Continue reading]

Sandy to Challenge Nuclear Plants, Electric Transmission Operator

Hurricane Sandy has already knocked out power to tens of thousand people in New Jersey and is expected to cause far wider disruptions as it hits land. With the storm headed directly for New Jersey, Public Service Enterprise Group, the main utility in … [Continue reading]

How Could Sandy Hit Energy Markets?

As Hurricane Sandy barrels toward the East Coast,industry specialists speculate how the east coast storm will effect energy markets: … [Continue reading]

East Coast Refineries Shut Down Ahead of Hurricane Sandy

Key East Coast refineries in the path of Hurricane Sandy have shut down, pushing heating oil and gasoline futures higher Monday. Hurricane arrives when stockpiles of gasoline, heating oil, and jet fuel are lower. The area threatened by Sandy is home … [Continue reading]