The east coast is facing the worst energy crisis in decades as gas traders rush to reroute a major pipeline that carries diesel fuel, jet fuel and gasoline to cities all along the eastern seaboard.

Colonial Pipeline Co., the second major fuel pipeline operator in the Gulf Coast, shut down its operation on Wednesday after Hurricane Harvey dumped 51 inches of rain in the region.

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ISIS rebels attack oil refineries

After capturing a large swath of northern Iraq, ISIS rebels are continuing their push into the southern regions of Baghdad, capturing oil refineries along the way.

If Iraq oil becomes restricted or taken off line, oil prices are expected to hit $200 per barrel.

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