US deep freeze wreaks havoc on oil and gas production

THE bitter cold gripping the US has created what is being described as a once-in-a generation energy crisis as around 3 million barrels of oil per day is knocked out of production and millions are left without power particularly in Texas, where some have been left in the dark for days.

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The Lone Star state has been the most severely affected, as temperatures plunged to -40C, forcing households to crank up their heating systems, causing demand to outshed supply.