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Colonial Pipeline to resume operations Wednesday after cyberattack: U.S. official – National

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Colonial Pipeline will restart operations on Wednesday evening, U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said, after a cyber attack forced the company to shut down the nation’s largest fuel pipeline for nearly a week.

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“We just got off the phone with #ColonialPipeline CEO. They are restarting pipeline operations today at ~5pm,” Granholm wrote in a post on Twitter.

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Colonial Pipeline was hit by a cyberattack on Friday. The FBI on Monday said DarkSide, a criminal syndicate was behind the attack.

In a statement Wednesday afternoon, the company said it will take “several days” for the product delivery supply chain to return to normal.


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“Some markets served by Colonial Pipeline may experience, or continue to experience, intermittent service interruptions during the start-up period.”

The company said it will move “as much gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel as is safely possible and will continue to do so until markets return to normal.”

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Colonial Pipeline said it will “continue to provide updates as restart efforts progress.”

–More to come…

-With files from Global News






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