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Thursday, June 24, 2021

Area’s gas supply appears steady

There appear to be no regional gas supply concerns, in the wake of a recent ransomware attack that crippled the Colonial Pipeline.

While eastern states have seen an impact (North Carolina’s governor declared a state of emergency on Monday) it appears things are calmer in this region. Brent Staples, owner of Windom-based Staples Oil Co. and multiple Expressway convenience stores, says there is no reason to be concerned about a gas shortage.

“At the present time, the terminal network we use in the Upper Midwest is fairly full of product,” Staples said. “We are not anticipating any near-term shortages of product.”

For more detail on this story, see the May 12 edition of the Cottonwood County Citizen and Citizen eEdition.

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