A hacked fuel pipeline earlier this month has A “network problem” caused a temporary service interruption on Friday.
The problem is not related to the ransomware attack that shut down the country’s largest gas pipeline for six days. causing gas shortages up and down the east coast And it caused gas prices to hit their highest in seven years, Colonial Pipeline said.
The hacking supply problem continues in the Southeast. About 6,000 gas stations remained empty this week, down from more than 16,000 during the shutdown, Reuters reported. In the Washington, D.C. area, there are still no oil or fuel restrictions.
Friday’s issue involved shippers having trouble entering and updating shipping information, but “system operation returned to normal,”; the company said.
The colonial system is operated by a third party. which is a private company called Transport4, Reuters reported. But the contractor said that the system ended normal operation.
It’s the second time since the Colonial hack had an IT problem.