It's called "Ike". It's heading for Houston via ... a few oil rigs. OK, like ALL oil rigs. It's literally filling the Gulf of Mexico. And so Big Oil cowers:
ConocoPhilips, Exxon Mobil and other oil companies are shutting down refineries and Gulf of Mexico oil rigs in the storm's path. That could push up oil prices, which were retreating toward $100 per barrel mark.