U.S. Gasoline Prices Rise Above $3/Gallon First Time Since 2014
(Bloomberg) -- U.S. national average retail gasoline prices have risen above $3 a gallon for the first time since 2014, after a cyberattack shut operations at Colonial Pipeline, the main supply link for the East Coast.
Gasoline above $3 a gallon is often considered a trigger point for politicians, who are likely to take the opportunity to further debate energy policy in Washington.
Colonial has said it plans to substantially return the pipeline to service by the weekend.
©2021 Bloomberg L.P.