While offshore segments were spared, the U.S. energy sector could be in for a rough year with forecasters expecting an above-normal hurricane season. Climate forecasters at the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration, a division of the Commerce Department, predict a 40 percent chance of an average 2018 hurricane season and a 35 percent chance of an above-normal sseason.There’s a 70 percent chance that as many as four hurricanes of category 3 or stronger will come from this year’s Atlantic hurricane season. An average hurricane season produces one to three major hurricanes, characterized by winds stronger than 111 miles per hour. “It only […]