Health, Safety & Environment , Shale Plays , Rail

Proposed Regs On Track To Hobble Bakken Oil Transport

Will tighter restrictions on oil vapor pressure make crude-by-rail safer? The science isn’t in yet, but the legislative train in Washington State may have already left the station.

April 8, 2019

Crude Oil , Rail

Canada’s Imperial Oil Resumes Shipping Crude By Rail

Improved economics allows producer to resume moving volumes.

March 27, 2019

Legislation , Emissions , Shale Plays , Storage , Construction , Rail , Pipelines

Rocky Road Ahead For Colorado

Even as oil and gas production increase out of the Rockies region, the industry faces a number of pressing issues that could significantly halt this growth.

March 22, 2019

Heavy Oil , Infrastructure , Rail , Pipelines

Canada's Alberta Increases Crude Output Limit For May And June

The government said the increase in production limits comes as warmer weather reduces the amount of diluent needed to help oil sands bitumen flow through pipelines, increasing capacity.

March 19, 2019

Natural Gas , Rail

Doing It Right

Proper procedures allow efficient construction—and operations—of rail-to-truck propane terminals.

March 1, 2019

Crude Oil , Exports , Rail

Canadian Province Of Alberta Leases 4,400 Rail Cars To Clear Oil Glut

Volume will reach 120,000 bbl/d by mid-2020.

February 20, 2019

Health, Safety & Environment , Rail

US Issues New Rules Requiring Rail Oil Spill Response Plans

PHMSA’s regulations will take effect in August.

February 14, 2019

Crude Oil , Pipelines , Rail , Unconventional

North Dakota Oil Prices Set To Weaken Further Amid Pipe, Rail Constraints

Takeaway capacity cannot keep up with rising production and rail loadings will likely diminish in the winter.

November 12, 2018

Rail , Crude Oil

Cenovus Signs Crude-By-Rail Transport Deals To US Gulf Coast

The deals come as the discount on Canadian heavy oil has spread to $42, its widest point on record, as rising production from Alberta's oil sands has run up against full pipelines, leading to swelling volumes in storage.

September 27, 2018

Pipelines , Rail , Unconventional , Crude Oil

Philadelphia-Area Crude Rail Terminal Reawakened By Discounted Crude

Bakken crude resumes its flow after three years.

September 25, 2018