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Colonial Restarts After Cyberattack But Fuel Curbs to Linger (3)

May 13, 2021, 2:18 PM

The largest gasoline pipeline in the U.S. is returning to service following a cyberattack that took the fuel artery offline for five days, offering hope that fuel shortages in several states will soon come to an end.

Colonial Pipeline Co., operator of a conduit that handles more fuel than Germany consumes, said it began to resume shipments around 5 p.m. Eastern time Wednesday. In an update on Thursday morning, it said deliveries have begun to most of the pipeline’s markets.

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Despite the resumption of operations, disruption persists in large parts of the Eastern and Southern U.S. as motorists contend ...

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