Gas leak wreaks havoc in Southeast US as Venezuelan petroleum industry crumbles.

1. Pipeline Break Lights a Fire Under Gasoline Prices Across Southeast

The Colonial Pipeline—the most important shipping route for delivering gasoline, diesel and other fuel from refineries in the U.S. Gulf Coast to consumers along the Atlantic—closed part of its main gasoline-shipping route Sept. 9 following a leak in Alabama. (Wall Street Journal)

2. Venezuela Crises Compound as Oil Industry Falls Into Disarray

Venezuela’s petroleum industry, whose vast revenues once fueled the country’s Socialist-inspired revolution, underwriting everything from housing to education, is spiraling out of control. (New York Times)

3. Oil Prices Fall on Expectations of Crude Stockpile Increase

Oil prices edged lower on Tuesday ahead of an expected build in U.S. crude oil stocks and on Venezuelan comments that the oil market remains oversupplied by 10 percent. (CNBC)