Analyst reports 68% of North Carolina’s gas stations are out of fuel, 2nd only to DC for most outages


(WGHP) — North Carolina continues to face widespread gas outages after a ransomware attack forced the Colonial Pipeline to shut down and sparked a wave of panic buying across the East Coast, according to Patrick De Haan, head of petroleum analysis at GasBuddy.

As of 1 p.m. Thursday, De Haan listed out the affected states and what percentage of their gas stations had run dry.

Topping the list, 73% of gas stations in Washington D.C. were out of gas, followed by North Carolina at 68%.

These were the only two regions with more than 2/3 of stations reporting outages.

Below is De Haan’s full list of states by percentage of stations without gas:

Washington, D.C. — 73%

North Carolina — 68%

South Carolina — 52%

Virginia — 52%

Georgia — 48%

Maryland — 36%

Tennessee — 33%

Florida — 30%

Alabama — 9%

Mississippi — 7%

West Virginia — 6%

Delaware — 4%

Kentucky — 3%

New Jersey — 1%

Louisiana — 0%

Texas — 0%

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