Transport - Truck Rails

Train Derailment Spills 20,000 Gallons Of Exxon's Oil In Illinois

About 20,000 gallons of crude oil belonging to Exxon Mobil Corp. was released after a Canadian National Railway Co freight train derailed June 30 at Plainfield, Ill.

Reuters

Canadian Rail Surge Sustained By Pipeline Constraints

Canadian crude production has filled pipelines to the U.S., creating a surge for rail.

Lithuania Hopes For Closer Energy Ties With Poland After PKN Deal

Deal between Lithuania, Poland involves transporting oil products.

Reuters

Philadelphia Energy Solutions Declines Bakken CBR Delivery On DAPL Startup

In recent months, PES was getting roughly one unit train per day, the equivalent of 75 Mbbl/d. During the boom years between 2013 and 2015, PES would routinely receive three trains a day of Bakken crude, Reuters reported.

Reuters

Report: Western Canada Crude Surge Will Rely On Rail

Delays make regional pipeline capacity insufficient in the near term, IHS Markit says.

Analysis Of PHMSA’s Proposal To Revise Volatility Regs For Crude Oil

Bracewell attorneys assess response to NY request for vapor standard in transportation of Bakken crude.

Michael Weller and Kevin Ewing, Bracewell LLP

Crude-By-Rail Shipments From Canada Rose 48% In October

Canadian crude-by-rail exports to the U.S. rose 48% in October vs. the previous month, National Energy Board (NEB) data showed on Jan. 11, as volumes recovered from a steep slump earlier in the year.

Reuters

More Bakken Crude Will Move By Rail With DAPL In Limbo

Energy companies that had planned to ship crude on the Dakota Access Pipeline will turn to rail, a transport method that poses its own risks to the environment and local communities, Reuters reported.

Reuters

Watco To Acquire Additional Bulk Terminals From Kinder Morgan

Watco To Acquire Additional Bulk Terminals From Kinder Morgan

Canada To Implement Oil Tanker Ban In Northern British Columbia

Transport Minister Marc Garneau confirmed the plan in an interview with CBC Radio's "The House," the broadcaster said on its website.

Reuters

US Frack Sand Companies Boost Prices In Sign Of Shale Recovery

U.S. producers of sand used to extract oil from shale are raising prices due to stronger demand, a sign higher oil prices are improving the outlook for the domestic fracking industry.

Reuters

Ameripointe Logistics Hub Will Provide Frack Sand Transloading, Storage Services

Michael Collins, vice president of business development for CIG Logistics, said the hub will employ railroad engineers, conductors, bulk terminal operators and others. 

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