After six days of idle, the colonial pipeline, which supplies diesel, gasoline and other petroleum products to many of the southeast and east coasts, is back in operation. However, there are many gas stations and travel centers that are out of fuel or have restricted sales.
A 5,500-mile long pipeline from Texas to New Jersey went offline after a Russian cybercriminal attacked a company’s computer system with ransomware.
On May 13, as of 7:00 AM Eastern Standard Time, 71% of North Carolina gas stations and 55% of Virginia were gas-free. Gas buddy, A platform for tracking fuel demand, prices and outages. Also, 49% of Georgia stations are gas-free.
The company reopened its pipeline on Wednesday night, May 12, and today announced that all markets it serves will receive fuel from the system by noon today.
The pilot is still in the fuel outlet dealing with some shortages. This morning the company posted this on Facebook:
The impact of the colonial pipeline situation continues and there remains high demand throughout the southeast. Our fuel drivers and logistics team are doing everything they can to keep refueling these affected areas. See below for store-specific updates on fuel availability. Check out the myRewardsPlus app to find another location near where the fuel is.
According to the pilot, all locations are open, but some are out of fuel.
No gas, diesel only:
- Pilot # 56, Kannapolis, NC
- Pilot # 66, Braselton, Georgia
- Pilot # 295, Morristown, Tennessee
- Pilot # 417, Temple, Georgia
- Pilot # 420, Madison, Georgia
- Flying J # 683, Kenly, NC
- Pilot # 4581, Bishopville, South Carolina
- Pilot # 4578, Winnsboro, South Carolina
No gas or diesel:
- Pilot # 346, Lugoff, South Carolina
- Pilot # 374, Marianna, Florida
- Flying J # 623, Quincy, Florida
- Flying J # 634, Temple, Georgia
- Flying J # 711, Blacksburg, South Carolina
- Flying J # 713, Latta, South Carolina
- Pilot # 4557, Carnesville, Georgia
- Pilot # 4567, Rock Hill, South Carolina
- Pilot # 4580, Prosperity, South Carolina
- Pilot # 6990, Kenly, NC
- Pilot # 6996, Warsaw, NC
- Pilot # 7976, Troutman, NC
- Pilot # 62, Florence, South Carolina
- Mr. Fuel # 64 in Summerville, South Carolina
- Fuel # 72 in Savannah, Georgia
- Pilot # 312, Tallapoosa, Georgia
- Pilot # 398, Vienna, Georgia
- Pilot # 4568, Graniteville, South Carolina
- Pilot # 4576, St. George, South Carolina
As of 8am today, Love’s Travel Stops said on its website:
Due to the closure of the colonial pipeline, diesel and petrol are intermittently shut down in some Rab locations. Love’s and its team are working hard to minimize outages to a few hours. In the event of a prolonged diesel outage, Love’s will record the affected locations on this page.
It is said that there is a temporary outage of diesel or gasoline, but 30 locations in the south and southeast are listed. Love’s also lists a number of locations in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia, stating that there is a risk of fuel outages.
American Travel Center
TravelCenters of America today said, “We have a dedicated team that works closely with our suppliers and other partners to bring products from other markets to maintain availability and minimize potential disruption. Currently, the site is experiencing intermittent supply outages. In some locations, the amount of gallons per purchase may be limited. “
Fuel begins to flow through the colonial pipeline.Some diesel and gas shortages continue
https://www.truckersnews.com/news/article/15065520/fuel-begins-to-flow-through-colonial-pipeline-some-diesel-gas-shortages-persist Fuel begins to flow through the colonial pipeline.Some diesel and gas shortages continue