Today: Sunday, 29 January 2023 year

Colonial Pipeline suspended pipeline operations due to a fuel leak.

Colonial Pipeline suspended pipeline operations due to a fuel leak.

The largest pipeline operator in the United States, Colonial Pipeline, has suspended the operation of a pipeline that supplies fuel to the northeast of the country due to a leak.

“The company stated that a leak occurred due to equipment malfunction … About 60 barrels of diesel fuel spilled from the Colonial pipe, which fell into a storm water collection tank at its facility (near Danville, Virginia),” it was said in a statement.


It is noted that the company plans to resume operation of the pipeline on January 7.