Cyberattack forces Colonial Pipeline to shut major fuel line – NBC News
Top U.S. fuel pipeline operator Colonial Pipeline has shut its entire network after a cyberattack, the company said in a statement on Friday.
Colonial’s network supplies fuel from U.S refiners on the Gulf Coast to the populous eastern and southern United States. The company transports 2.5 million barrels per day of gasoline, diesel, jet fuel and other refined products through 5,500 miles of pipelines.
Colonial Pipeline says it transports 45 percent of East Coast fuel supply.
The company learned…