Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia among hardest states hit with fuel outages.
- The 5,500-mile pipeline system transports more than 100 million gallons of gasoline, diesel, jet fuel and heating oil per day, or roughly 45% of fuel consumed on the Eastern Seaboard between the Gulf Coast and the New York metro area.
- Colonial Pipeline Co. said on Monday that it is aiming to substantially restore its system by the end of the week.
- The East Coast reported a 32.5% increase in demand Monday compared to the previous week, followed by the Midwest at 16.2%, the Gulf Coast at 13.1%, the Rocky Mountain region at 6.6% and the West Coast at 8.4%.
SOURCE – FOXNEWS