CALGARY, Alberta—Canadian midstream company Gibson Energy is loading 60 unit trains per month at the Hardisty, Alberta, crude-by-rail terminal and that will go up to 90 trains per month by the end of the summer, CEO Steve Spaulding said on May 24.
Each unit train can carry around 75,000 barrels. The Hardisty terminal is owned by USD Partners LP and used exclusively by Gibson.
Pipe maker responds to the midstream’s need for specialized water disposal products.
Increasing unconventional-play takeaway capacity continues, as moving gas deeper into the U.S. Northeast and both oil and gas to foreign markets via the Gulf Coast are a work in progress.
One employee of a third party contractor involved in the work was injured in the explosion.