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Speedy response restores service on Colonial Pipelines' Nashville-to-Atlanta lines

GasBuddy Blog -- The last thing consumers want to hear about these days is refinery or pipeline problems like those that have plagued California motorists in recent weeks...

That's why speed is so important in resolving problems early so they don't become larger problems later. That's what Colonial Pipeline, based in Alpharetta, GA, managed last week. Colonial operates the largest network of pipelines (more than 5,500 miles of pipeline) from Gulf Coast refiners to East Coast markets delivering an average of 100 million gallons a day to in shipping terminals in 13 states.

Last Thursday two pipelines (#19 and 20) that move product from Atlanta to Nashville were shut down. Colonial Pipeline spokesman Steve Baker said one of the lines leaked...


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honda0105
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2012 4:49:41 AM

mis: who is "they"? you're posting to an op-ed piece by one of GB's gods...
mia8888
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2012 7:54:23 AM

I dislike that they pick and choose what we can hear about.
elhefe2003
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2012 7:11:58 PM

ok
my2002m
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:43:46 PM

Good. Pipelines are much safer then transporting oil by ship.
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 5:11:58 PM

Wow! They are so not British Petroleum!
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 3:16:24 PM

Ok
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 10:43:39 AM

very good
nskmda
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 10:32:45 AM

speed is important.
but quality/safety are important as well
badbonita
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 10:01:39 AM

excellent!. The last thing we need is higher gasoline/fuel prices. Oh wait....
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:41:13 AM

old news...
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:39:26 AM

Good job.
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:37:50 AM


The last thing gasbuddies want to hear is repeat articles. :-)
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:33:34 AM

combination of pro-active & re-active approach... at least there was a plan in place in the event something did go wrong.

need to be more pro-active by routinely inspecting pipelines
fredtheturd
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:33:23 AM

I didn't know they moved refined fuels via long pipelines like this...
ciimike
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:33:11 AM

. . . resulting in only a moderate increase of gas prices.
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:32:08 AM

same as yesterday
TRAIN RIDER
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:31:20 AM

Old news.
jimpricehunter
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:31:11 AM

Well this may sound good, but the loss and the damage is still rediculous. We are well technologically advanced that a spill of 500 gallons and several hours gone undetected is rediculous! It is very possible to be prepared in advance for troubles like this and shut down operations so quickly that there is almost no loss.

What hinders such solutions from being put into use and practiced? Well here is the greatest and most obvious answer and solution. Instead of making it top priority to divert funds first to the choicest greedy hogs (favored stock holders) profits should first be considered for use to implement such technology and operational solutions. If you don't have engineers with that company that can figure it out; then ask me and pay me for it!

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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:29:50 AM

Good for them
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:29:49 AM

GOOD
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:28:54 AM

good
Gay_Blade
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:28:13 AM

old, but it's best to keep the midwesterners and southerners happy with lower than average gas prices.
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:27:33 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:26:42 AM

old
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old
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:25:30 AM

It is amazing how much fuel we ship and CONSUME per day.
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:24:00 AM

There should be more stop gaps in the system to prevent interruptions.
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:23:35 AM

good!
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:23:04 AM

We need cheap gas.
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:22:55 AM

Yeserdays news
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:22:27 AM

how about some redundancy in our pipeline system. Is this any different than our electrical grid?
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:22:11 AM

OK
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:22:09 AM

Yesterdays post.
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:22:06 AM

old but good 2 no.
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:21:03 AM

So I assume the pipeline will be operational soon.
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:20:17 AM

good
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:19:43 AM

Old "news"...again.
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:18:43 AM

Great response. Attaboy!
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:18:32 AM

old news
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:18:11 AM

Old...
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:16:40 AM

old news
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:15:51 AM

Speedy responses to refinery or pipeline problems? DUH!

[Edited by: TuanCanCook at 10/10/2012 10:16:55 AM EST]
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:15:49 AM

Good to see the speedy response. It seems any glitch in the system results in jumping prices. It appears that didn't happen here.
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:15:18 AM

old posting
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:14:52 AM

Good
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:14:35 AM


Old news. I will not repeat my response I entered yesterday.
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:13:48 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:12:05 AM

th i posted on this yesterday
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:10:00 AM

Is this political?
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 9:09:31 AM

Old, but still good for points.
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Yesterdays news!
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