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Old 09-18-2016, 08:05 PM   #1
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Gasoline not plentiful In Triangle NC

It took a good hour this morning to find a station that had gas. The attendant told me they will run out that afternoon. Wow that broken pipeline in Alabama is having quite an impact. He added they will get more on Tuesday but only about 1/4 what they normally get.

So is anyone else impacted by this? Just wondering. I can not believe a gas pipeline has such impact. In telephony (which I work in) we have multiple lines and geographically dispersed, so a cut cable can be rerouted. Why this single point of failure.
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so a cut cable can be rerouted. Why this single point of failure.
So they can gouge the living sXXt out of you!!!!!!!!!!!1
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Old 09-18-2016, 09:02 PM   #3
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Yes seeing an impact in East TN, prices jumped $0.20 in a day with reports of some stations out of gas. Luckily we had no plans for the weekend and had almost full tanks. No real plans this next week so we'll survive. I'd hate to be traveling this weekend.

This shows you what can happen. Considering there are literally hundreds of pipelines spread across the USA, a major problem like this can really upset the way we live.
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There's a thread in progress on this specific topic over at the Locations & Info forum.
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not the limited supply

but around here.. a 20 plus cent jump is common on the weekends. and has for months.

I gas up on Wednesdays.
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Headed to NJ from South Florida on Tuesday, any problem with diesel through the mid Atlantic states? Thanks
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just got back yesterday from a trip to N Atlanta - no diesel here in Hayesville NC, glad I was only just into the 'Low Fuel' indicator!
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I work in NC and drive all over the state and have yet to see a station with a no gas sign. And tomorrow going to Mountain City TN tomorrow.
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