Fuel shortages have been reported nationwide, while wholesale fuel prices have soared across the country.
Gas prices are rising in the majority of the U.S., with higher costs attributed to milder winter weather and higher fuel taxes in some states.
A leak in the pipeline in Kansas has spilled 14,000 barrels of oil.
"Refiners had been struggling to meet demand, but with maintenance now over, they're better able to produce enough diesel," an expert told Newsweek.
Diesel prices have slightly dropped in recent weeks, an encouraging sign that the diesel shortage is improving across the country.
The U.S. has slightly replenished its diesel supplies, but inventory levels remain low in the East Coast.
Fuel prices are rising due to a diesel shortage.
Inventory of the distillate fuel has increased slightly compared to mid-October, but prices are still surging and at their highest in the North East.
The Southeast is seeing the most acute challenges, one of the country's major fuel supply and logistics companies wrote.
Trump-backed Florida politician Cory Mills tweeted, "We have not see these lows since 2008. This is due to Biden/ Dems attack on American fossil fuel."
Americans might struggle to find Adderall, Amoxicillin, butter and turkey.
In the worst-case scenario, a railroad strike could hit the country's supply chain at the same time as a diesel shortage brings shipping to a slowdown.
The average national price of diesel is now $1.675 a gallon higher than a year ago.
"We're going to see [prices] move considerably higher," an expert told Newsweek. "And those prices could be anywhere broadly between $5 and $7 [a gallon]."
Diesel fuel is now 50 percent more expensive than in this same period last year and prices are expected to continue surging.
The California Air Resources Board said if passed, the proposal could save 5,000 lives between 2024 and 2050.
U.S. gas prices have fallen steadily since June, with the national average price for regular gas at $3.901.
Customers at Murphy USA gas stations have claimed in recent weeks that they've received diesel fuel instead of regular gasoline.
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"As I was driving, I noticed the car felt like it didn't have power to go," said Dana Hallman, one of the customers who unknowingly filled their cars with diesel.
The United States could soon be hit by a severe shortage of diesel exhaust fluid (DEF), impacting drivers already hit with record-high fuel prices.
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The pledge to cut carbon emissions, made outside of the COP26 conference, has been met with mixed reactions from environmental campaigners.
"Coal rolling" sees diesel trucks release clouds of unhealthy black smoke but drivers often find legal loopholes.
An increase in COVID cases due to the Delta variant and an OPEC deal are said to have affected the nation's gas prices.
"The challenges brought on by the Colonial Pipeline shut down would likely not appear for several days or longer," one analyst estimated.