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End In Sight For Fuel Shortage As Pipeline  Brought Back Online

End In Sight For Fuel Shortage As Pipeline Brought Back Online

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(Photo provided by Colonial Pipeline) ASHEBORO NC- The end of the fuel shortage is in sight after Colonial Pipeline announced Thursday afternoon that the pipeline was back operational. "We can now report that we have restarted our entire pipeline system and that product delivery has commenced to all markets we serve. Following this restart, it will take several days for the product delivery supply chain to return to normal. Some markets served by Colonial Pipeline may experience, or continue to experience, intermittent service interruptions during this start-up period. Colonial will move as much gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel as is safely possible and will continue to do so until markets return to normal."Colonial Pipeline Company - Press Release The pipeline transports around 4...
Cyberattack & Panic Buying Leading To Fuel Shortage

Cyberattack & Panic Buying Leading To Fuel Shortage

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ASHEBORO NC - Gas stations are struggling to keep gas in stock after a cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline sparked rumors of a shortage leading to panic buying. On Monday, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper signed an Executive Order declaring a state of emergency in North Carolina. The order suspends motor vehicle fuel regulations to guarantee the state has adequate fuel supply. The situation started after a cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline last Friday. The pipeline transports around 45% of the fuel for the East Coast and had to shut down after finding ransomware on some of its computers.On Monday, the FBI confirmed that DarkSide was responsible for the attack and said the investigation was ongoing.The pipeline which is also the primary fuel source in North Carolina was sti...