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Insight: Sandy gives New York oil supply lesson

Residents try to keep warm as they line up for gasoline at a temporary fueling station at the National Guard armory in the Staten Island Borough of New York, in this November 3, 2012, file photo. More than 70 percent of filling stations in New York and New Jersey had no gas for sale, according to Travel group AAA. As temperatures dropped to near freezing, supply of heating oil crucial for homes was also strained. REUTERS/Keith Bedford/Files

Residents try to keep warm as they line up for gasoline at a temporary fueling station at the National Guard armory in the Staten Island Borough of New York, in this November 3, 2012, file photo. More than 70 percent of filling stations in New York...more

Residents try to keep warm as they line up for gasoline at a temporary fueling station at the National Guard armory in the Staten Island Borough of New York, in this November 3, 2012, file photo. More than 70 percent of filling stations in New York and New Jersey had no gas for sale, according to Travel group AAA. As temperatures dropped to near freezing, supply of heating oil crucial for homes was also strained. REUTERS/Keith Bedford/Files
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Residents line up for gasoline at a temporary fueling station at the National Guard armory in the Staten Island Borough of New York, in this November 3, 2012, file photo, in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. More than 70 percent of filling stations in New York and New Jersey had no gas for sale, according to Travel group AAA. As temperatures dropped to near freezing, supply of heating oil crucial for homes was also strained. REUTERS/Keith Bedford/Files

Residents line up for gasoline at a temporary fueling station at the National Guard armory in the Staten Island Borough of New York, in this November 3, 2012, file photo, in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. More than 70 percent of filling stations...more

Residents line up for gasoline at a temporary fueling station at the National Guard armory in the Staten Island Borough of New York, in this November 3, 2012, file photo, in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. More than 70 percent of filling stations in New York and New Jersey had no gas for sale, according to Travel group AAA. As temperatures dropped to near freezing, supply of heating oil crucial for homes was also strained. REUTERS/Keith Bedford/Files
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A man waits in line to buy gas at a station, as the Empire State Building and the skyline of New York is seen in the background, at Union City, New Jersey in this November 2, 2012, file photo. More than 70 percent of filling stations in New York and New Jersey had no gas for sale, according to Travel group AAA. As temperatures dropped to near freezing, supply of heating oil crucial for homes was also strained. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Files

A man waits in line to buy gas at a station, as the Empire State Building and the skyline of New York is seen in the background, at Union City, New Jersey in this November 2, 2012, file photo. More than 70 percent of filling stations in New York and...more

A man waits in line to buy gas at a station, as the Empire State Building and the skyline of New York is seen in the background, at Union City, New Jersey in this November 2, 2012, file photo. More than 70 percent of filling stations in New York and New Jersey had no gas for sale, according to Travel group AAA. As temperatures dropped to near freezing, supply of heating oil crucial for homes was also strained. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Files
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A National Guardsman pumps gasoline in a car at a temporary National Guard fueling center in the Staten Island Borough of New York, in this November 3, 2012, file photo. More than 70 percent of filling stations in New York and New Jersey had no gas for sale, according to Travel group AAA. As temperatures dropped to near freezing, supply of heating oil crucial for homes was also strained. REUTERS/Keith Bedford/Files

A National Guardsman pumps gasoline in a car at a temporary National Guard fueling center in the Staten Island Borough of New York, in this November 3, 2012, file photo. More than 70 percent of filling stations in New York and New Jersey had no gas...more

A National Guardsman pumps gasoline in a car at a temporary National Guard fueling center in the Staten Island Borough of New York, in this November 3, 2012, file photo. More than 70 percent of filling stations in New York and New Jersey had no gas for sale, according to Travel group AAA. As temperatures dropped to near freezing, supply of heating oil crucial for homes was also strained. REUTERS/Keith Bedford/Files
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Customers wait in line for gas at a Hess fuelling station in Brooklyn, New York, in this November 9, 2012, file photo. More than 70 percent of filling stations in New York and New Jersey had no gas for sale, according to Travel group AAA. As temperatures dropped to near freezing, supply of heating oil crucial for homes was also strained. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/Files

Customers wait in line for gas at a Hess fuelling station in Brooklyn, New York, in this November 9, 2012, file photo. More than 70 percent of filling stations in New York and New Jersey had no gas for sale, according to Travel group AAA. As...more

Customers wait in line for gas at a Hess fuelling station in Brooklyn, New York, in this November 9, 2012, file photo. More than 70 percent of filling stations in New York and New Jersey had no gas for sale, according to Travel group AAA. As temperatures dropped to near freezing, supply of heating oil crucial for homes was also strained. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/Files
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