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Falling pace of supply disrupts US petroleum pipeline system

Colonial Pipeline has closed part of its line while Explorer Pipeline shut lines to Tulsa and Chicago

The pipeline challenges come as the industry works to recover from a storm that hit the Gulf Coast with Category 4 force on Aug 25 near Corpus Christi, Texas, inundating the surrounding area with flooding rains.

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HARVEY is putting a new spotlight on a spaghetti-like network of petroleum pipelines that run across the plains and fields of Texas, disrupting the ability of at least two major Gulf Coast conduits to send fuels north.

The 5,500-mile (8,850km) Colonial Pipeline, a top...

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