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Saturday, September 2, 2017

Colonial Pipeline Could Restart as Early as Sunday




Here is the latest update from Colonial Pipeline about the status of repairs to their infrastructure.



PRESS RELEASE
Colonial Pipeline Media Update #5 (September 1 at 5:22 p.m. EST)


Colonial’s Lines 1 and 2 continue operating from Lake Charles east, drawing from available terminal and refinery supplies.

Lines from Houston to Hebert remain down due to the storm and flooding.

Prior to resuming operations from Houston to Hebert, we will need to complete the assessment of our lines, facilities, and right of ways in those areas and make the necessary repairs before restarting the line.

Given the anticipated level of work required to restart these facilities, we continue to project a Sunday restart of our lines and facilities between Houston and Hebert.

This timing is an estimate, and dependent on a number of considerations, including safe access to locations, passable roads and commercial power, and completion of any needed repairs.





Previous Colonial Pipeline Stories (in reverse chronological order):

Colonial Pipeline Temporarily Shuts Down 
Update: Governor Signs Executive Order to Assist with Fuel Shortage and Delivery of Relief Supplies [LINK]

Explosion and Fire Closes Colonial Pipeline Again (Nov 2016) [LINK]


Colonial Pipeline Completes Pipeline Bypass 
Shipments Expected to Resume Tomorrow (Sept 2016) [LINK]


Update on Gas Crunch Situation Locally and from Colonial Pipeline (Sept 2016) 
[LINK]


Gas Shortage Hits Macon County Due to Leak in Alabama (Sept 2016) [LINK]




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time posted 3:20 am on September 2, 2017


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