Cyberattack on pipeline creates gasoline shortage

Cyberattack on Pipeline Creates Gasoline Shortage


On Friday, Colonial Pipeline, which transports refined petroleum products (gasoline, jet fuel, etc.) from Texas to New Jersey, halted operations because of a cyberattack on its system. By Monday evening, service stations along the East Coast reported long lines and shortages of gasoline as people began to panic and topped…

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Alex Mills is the former President of the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers. The Alliance is the largest state oil and gas associations in the nation with more than 3,000 members in 305 cities and 28 states.


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