Supply Alert – East Coast – Code Red

The East Coast is experiencing a tightening of diesel fuel supplies due to market forces, putting pressure on last-mile fuel deliveries. As a result, fuel prices are rising along the East Coast, and supply is taking longer to secure in some markets. In a recent FUELSNews article, Mansfield reviewed the effects of volatility on the […]

Supply Alert – Code Red

Last night, a pipeline pump station in California was taken offline due to a leak, resulting in fuel pipelines throughout the region being taken offline. The Watson pumping station feeds pipelines transporting fuel to Colton, CA and San Diego, CA. From there, fuel products would normally flow to Las Vegas, NV, and Phoenix, AZ. These […]

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Storm Alert – Code Orange – January 18, 2022

As Winter Storm Izzy begins to wind down in areas of the south, areas of the Northeast are expected to continue getting snowfall for the next few days. Izzy’s snow and ice conditions have disrupted travel since this weekend, with flight delays continuing at northern airports. With road conditions improving, fuel deliveries are slowly beginning, […]

Storm Alert – Code Red – 9.10.21

Conditions are improving slowly within Mississippi and Louisiana, though much work remains. Five refineries in New Orleans are still offline, though conditions have improved in other markets. While deliveries in southern Louisiana will remain tight for weeks, conditions in surrounding areas are getting a bit better as refineries come online and carriers catch up with […]

Storm Alert – Code Red – 9.8.21

Refineries are experiencing varying degrees of success in restarting operations. Five refineries in New Orleans, which cumulatively account for just over 1 million barrels per day, have not yet been able to begin their restart process due to power outages. Elsewhere, refinery repairs and restarts are underway, with refineries generally operating at reduced capacity. Refineries […]

Storm Alert – Code Red – 9.7.21

After a long holiday weekend, southern Louisiana and Mississippi continue to suffer from outages, including both power and fuel outages. Nearly half a million buildings in Louisiana still lack power, including local refineries and terminals that remain offline. Without local product availability, long-haul deliveries have been the only way to transport fuel into the market. […]

Storm Alert – Invest 94L – August 9, 2021

Mansfield is currently tracking two disturbances in the Atlantic as they move closer to the Caribbean. These low-pressure disturbances, Invest 93L and Invest 94L, are now being watched for a potential transformation into tropical depressions, as rains and thunderstorms associated with them are becoming more predictable and intense. Invest 94L will continue to be monitored […]

Storm Alert – Tropical Storm Elsa – Code Orange

Tropical Storm Elsa is currently moving over Cuba, slowing its forward momentum and delaying its landfall in the continental US. After it passes Cuba, it may strengthen somewhat in the Gulf Coast before approaching the Florida Panhandle. Elsa is set to make landfall in the US on Wednesday morning as a tropical storm. The US […]

Mansfield Moves to Code Red, Colonial Sets Goal of Restoring Flow This Week

Fuel market conditions are evolving rapidly as the industry reacts to reports of the Colonial Pipeline outage. Many fuel suppliers have cut back supply availability, holding inventories in case of a prolonged pipeline outage. At least one Gulf refinery has already announced they would restrict utilization due to the outage. The Colonial Pipeline Company said […]

Colonial Pipeline Hit by Cyberattack – Detailed Report

The Colonial Pipeline, which supplies fuel to markets throughout the East Coast, reported on Friday, May 7 that it experienced a “network outage” requiring it to shut down operations. Over the weekend, the company confirmed that the outage was the result of a cyberattack, which investigators say stemmed from a rogue group of hackers known […]

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