Hurricane Harvey on Red Wing’s Oil and Gas HSE Podcast – OGHSE051


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The entire U.S. Gulf Coast region has been affected by Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent flooding due to the massive amount of rain dumped on the region.

In an effort to provide information and support for those affected by the storm, the Oil and Gas Global Network has come together for this special report on Hurrican Harvey.

This special report of Red Wing’s Oil and Gas HSE Podcast includes two members of the Oil and Gas Global Network Team, Jake Corley of the Oil and Gas This Week Podcast and Paige Wilson of the Oil and Gas Industry Leaders Podcast, who share their unique perspective and information on the storm.

As residents of the Houston area, we have seen the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey first hand but were very lucky not to have lost as much as a great number of our neighbors. The Oil and Gas Global Network has started a GoFundMe page to help with the relief efforts and would appreciate anything our OGGN family can spare. You can find the donation page here:

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More Information about Hurricane Harvey

Storm Information

3 landfalls: Harvey made landfall not once but three times., First the storm hit Texas near Corpus Christi on Friday. It inched through Texas before eventually returning to the Gulf Coast. On Wednesday, it made a second and third landfall in western Louisiana.

56 years: The last time a storm was stronger when it made landfall in Texas was 1961, when Hurricane Carla also made landfall as a Category 4. Hurricane Carla was one of the strongest storms of the 20th century and killed dozens of people.

20 trillion gallons: Harvey dumped 20 trillion gallons of rain on Houston alone. According to ABC News, that’s enough to supply water to New York City for five years.

51.88 inches: Harvey lingered in Houston and the surrounding area for days, dumping feet of rain in most places. Cedar Bayou’s preliminary total was 51.88 inches. This sets a record for tropical cyclone rainfall in the continental U.S.

6 million Texans: The area where the most rain was dumped is densely populated. It’s estimated that 6 million Texans were impacted by 30 inches or more of rain.

185,149 homes: According to the latest estimate from the Texas Division of Emergency Management, 185,149 homes were either damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Harvey and the resulting flooding. That number is expected to rise.

More than 13,000 people have been rescued in the Houston area, and an estimated 42,399 people were in shelters in Texas as of Friday.

1.9 million: As part of FEMA’s relief efforts, more than 1.9 million meals have been distributed in Texas.

$125 billion: Estimates predict the damage in destruction and lost output could reach $125 billion. By comparison, Katrina’s damage was about $110 billion. Surpassing Katrina would make Harvey the costliest hurricane in U.S. history.

Shelters and Logistics

For the most up-to-date information related to Hurricane Harvey and the relief efforts, the website is your official resources controlled by the state of Texas.

For information about getting around after the storm (road closures, remaining high water, etc.) the Texas Department of Transportation is going to be your best resource.

If you are in need of a shelter or would like to give back to your community, someone put an interactive map up on Sketch-City, where you can find shelters and see what resources they need to help with their relief efforts.!/fulshear-high-school-9302-bois-d-arc-ln

Additional Information

Hurricane Harvey Rumor Control – FEMA

Drive Texas – TxDOT

Flooded Streets – Houston Metro Area

Louisiana Disaster Resources

Oil and Gas Links

GOM Activity Statistics Update – BSEE

8th District Heartland Newsroom – USCG

Hurricane Harvey Response – Texas RRC

Hurricane Harvey Impact – LDNR Office of Coastal Management

Harvey’s Heros

  • The “Cajun Navy,” a group of recreational boat owners and volunteers who helped the rescue effort after last year’s Louisiana flood, mobilized again.

  • So did countless individual boatsmen (and jet-skiers) in Texas. Asked on-camera by a reporter what he was going to do with his boat, one Texas City man replied: “Go try to save some lives.”

  • When 78-year-old J.C. Spencer and his wife, Karen, realized they needed to evacuate their home, they called their local Chick-fil-A, where they’re regulars, to order two grilled chicken burritos with extra egg — and a boat. “The manager said that she would send her husband, who has a boat, and she did,” J.C. said. But when the boat couldn’t get into the house, “two wonderful men” came up on jet skis and rescued them. They’re still waiting on the food, though.

  • Amanda Labove has been a one-woman call center, dispatching complete strangers to Orange and other small towns along the Texas-Louisiana border. By 1 p.m. Wednesday, BuzzFeed reported, volunteers had picked up 500 people in Orange alone.
    “I just showed up early this morning and started taking calls, sending people where they needed to be and doing the best I can,” Labove said.

  • A chain of Houston mattress stores infamous for its TV ads opened up its locations to serve as makeshift shelters. Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale on Tuesday said one of his stores was supporting 360 people and another 400.

  • When a group of bakers got stuck inside the undamaged El Bolillo Bakery’s Wayside Drive location, the workers started baking sheets of pan dulce to feed the storm’s victims.
    “For most of the time, they decided not to waste time and made as much pan dulce as they could,” manager Brian Alvarado said. “How they helped us today is the only reason we were able to open.”

  • On Tuesday, an unidentified man dressed up as Spider-Man to give out toys and stickers to children taking shelter at Houston’s George R. Brown Convention Center. The day before, Batman showed up with his 4-year-old son, “Little Batman,” to hand out clothes and supplies.

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