Refining Capacity (or, please don't hit right there...)

Thanks to Jaymax for this: A list of coastal Texas refineries by area, taken from the Texas Oil infrastructure page linked in the article.  The refineries are much less spread out than the CNN map would suggest.  Refinery capacity figures are thousand bbl per day. Percentages are of the ~17mbpd total US operable refining capacity figure used in the EIA weekly reports. (the numbers are below the fold)

Louisiana Border area 1120k(TX) 590k(LA) (10%) [Revised]
Lake Charles (LA) Calcasieu 30k
Lake Charles (LA) Citgo 324k
Westlake (LA) ConocoPhillips 239k
Beaumont ExxonMobil 349k
Port Arthur Motiva 285k
Port Arthur Premcor 255k
Port Arthur Total 234k

Galveston (Houston coastal) area 1710k (10%)
Texas City BP 437k
Texas City Marathon 72k
Texas City Valero 210k
Pasadena Crown Central 100k
Deer Park Refining 334k
Baytown ExxonMobil 557k

Houston and nearby inland area 580k (3.4%)
Houston Citgo  270k
Houston Valero 83k
Sweeny ConocoPhillips 229k

Corpus Christi area 590k (3.5%)
Corpus Christi Citgo 156k
Corpus Christi Flint Hills 288k
Corpus Christi Valero 142k

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So it looks like Rita is going to pick up the 7-10 split, and shut down both Galveston and Port Arthur.
Given the move eastward, figured I should repeat the exercise for LA.  Here's some updates from the Louisiana page.

Louisiana Border area 1120k(TX) 590k(LA) (10%) [Revised]
[Add] Lake Charles (LA) Calcasieu 30k
[Add] Lake Charles (LA) Citgo 324k
[Add] Westlake (LA) ConocoPhillips 239k

The Shreveport (LA) area is 250km inland but due north of Port Arthur / Lake Charles, and has three refineries operated by Calumet [Cotton Valley, Princeton, Shreveport] but only totalling 50kbpd capacity.


[Heh, and now I click why I get credited as just 'J' - Doh!]

According to NHC, the eye is going to go over the eastern shore of the big bay (whatever it's actual name is) that's to the south east of Houston. Texas city is on the western edge of that bay, and I think that's where the majority of the refineries are located. If you google earth the area, you can pretty easily see that there's a huge concentration of industrial infrastructure all in one place to the south of Texas City. Industrial infrastructure looks pretty distinct, and I really don't see anything else like it in the area. The good news is that if your'e going to take a near direct hit from a hurricane that's travelling towards the NW, you'd rather have it pass to the east of you than the west.
That's Galveston Bay.
Interestingly, I think a direct hit will cause nat gas and gasoline prices to spike and cause crude oil to sell off - storm looking more and more likely to hit the oil areas yet futures down 40c tonight and were down today.  If more refineries go down - we will have a 'surplus' of crude, at least for November contract, with nowhere to go...

Gas and nat gas another story - one eye was opened with katrina and the other is about to be popped open - America Eyes Wide Shut re Peak Oil may be no longer...