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Drilling Deep: A hurricane’s impact on trucking and how long it lasts

Also on the podcast: One of the final “return to normal” numbers is released in oil markets

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When a hurricane hits, how long does trucking get impacted?

That was the focus of a recent study at Omnitracs. Ashim Bose, the chief data and artificial intelligence officer at Omnitracs, led that study. He joins Drilling Deep podcast host John Kingston to discuss what they found.

Also on the podcast, Kingston talks about why a statistic coming out of the federal government this week signaled that for oil at least, the pandemic is really over.

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John Kingston

John has an almost 40-year career covering commodities, most of the time at S&P Global Platts. He created the Dated Brent benchmark, now the world’s most important crude oil marker. He was Director of Oil, Director of News, the editor in chief of Platts Oilgram News and the “talking head” for Platts on numerous media outlets, including CNBC, Fox Business and Canada’s BNN. He covered metals before joining Platts and then spent a year running Platts’ metals business as well. He was awarded the International Association of Energy Economics Award for Excellence in Written Journalism in 2015. In 2010, he won two Corporate Achievement Awards from McGraw-Hill, an extremely rare accomplishment, one for steering coverage of the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster and the other for the launch of a public affairs television show, Platts Energy Week.