After the passage of the storm, Harvey, in the States of Louisiana and Texas, the United States, the price of oil went up with the gradual opening of the refineries in the Gulf of Mexico. This closure for a few days just for refineries increase demand for oil.
About eight oil refineries in the U.S. with 2.1 million barrels a day of refining capacity, or 11.4% of the total in the country, were closed earlier this week, according to the U.S. Department of energy.
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