In response to a recent string of crude-oil train derailments and explosions, Transport Canada unveiled a proposal that would require railcars hauling crude oil and other flammable goods to meet new safety standards. continue reading
Gov. Bill Walker wants Alaska to pursue two natural gas pipeline projects, both of which would be capable of exporting liquefied natural gas. continue reading
Investors and financial analysts expect a wave of corporate fire sales over the next two years if low oil prices remain. Experts say any purchases will more than likely be made by the bigger, richer players within the areas of Texas to North Dakota. continue reading
The North Dakota Industrial Commission (NDIC) voted unanimously Dec. 9 on standards that require producers to heat crude to at least 110° F at a pressure of 50 psi, effective Apr. 1, 2015.
Chairman Ed McKechnie of the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) recently announced JR Sampson as leader for the creation and coordination of a pilot project for the new Short Line Safety Institute. continue reading