Wholesale gasoline futures rose Thursday by 5 cents
Aaron Berg fills up a gas can and his portable generator Thursday, August 24, 2017, in Houston. photo: AP/David J. Phillip, photo: AP/David J. Phillip
24 of August 2017 17:42:46
Hurricane Harvey could cause U.S. gasoline prices to rise, with the storm expected to hit a refinery-rich stretch of the Gulf Coast.Some refineries are expected to shut down until the storm passes, possibly disrupting gasoline supplies.Wholesale gasoline futures rose Thursday by 5 cents, or 3 percent, to $1.66 per gallon, and experts say that will quickly show up on service-station signs.