Will Port Fourchon Survive Hurricane Katrina?
As Katrina aims directly for the LA, MS coast there is grave concern that the nations largest oil port's highway may be cut off from the mainland. An article in the Mobile Register notes that 30% of the country's oil comes into this port.
And check out this article from the explorer website with the quote "There’s no other dot on the map more significant to the nation’s energy supply." http://www.aapg.org/explorer/2003/09sep/fourchon.cfm