Mansfield Supply Alert: Colonial Pipeline Outage Update – RED ALERT

Gainesville, GA – September 16, 2016 – Colonial announced yesterday that the main gas line is not expected to resume operations until next week. It was reported yesterday that 252,000 gallons of gas leaked from the pipeline and crews are still working to clean up the affected area. The EPA has said that the spill is contained and residents nearby are not at risk. Hopefully this weekend they can begin excavating and begin working on repairing the pipeline. Supply for gas in the Southeast continues to be extremely tight for unbranded allocation. We continue to long haul from the East Coast port terminals, as well as surrounding regions. Carrier availability continues to be a challenge as long hauls and wait times at terminals increase.

Alabama and Georgia have both declared a state of emergency due to the shutdown, allowing the governors to issue executive orders waiving regulations on fuel truck driver hour limits. This should help mitigate some of the outages currently being experienced by consumers in those states.

The Mansfield Supply and Logistics team continues to be at Red Alert to address the shortage. Please continue to place orders well in advance of delivery dates to allow time to procure supply and schedule haulers.

About Mansfield Energy
Mansfield Energy provides innovative solutions to the most demanding energy procurement, supply and logistics challenges for organizations across North America. Offering a broad range of solutions including fuels, natural gas and energy price and data management services, Mansfield Energy delivers over 3 billion gallons of fuel and complementary products annually to 5,000 customers across the U.S. and Canada. For information, call 800-695-6626 or visit www.mansfield.energy.

Sign up for FUELSNews for daily market information and insights
Sign Me Up
Make a Call

We are happy to discuss your business challenges over the phone and answer any questions.

800.695.6626

Send Email

Ask your toughest questions. We'll get back to you with the best answer humanly possible.

Send Email

Find a Location

Need to contact a specfic office? View contact information for offices across the country.

View Locations

Get a Quote

Let us know what type of fuel or service you need and a team member will get a quote to you quickly.

Get a Quote