Hurricanes cause fuel shortages in U.S. Southeast


HOUSTON, Sept 23 (Reuters)- Crude oil production cuts, refinery outages and panic buying due to hurricanes Gustav and Ike have led to gasoline shortages in parts of the United States, officials said Tuesday. "A lot of this is due to some of the pipelines, refineries were shut down because of disruptions in the Gulf," said Brandon Wright, spokesman for the Petroleum Marketers Association of America. " Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, dependent on Gulf Coast refineries, were among states hit, ...

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