Canadian Press, Star Phoenix, May 22 2013
A freight train jumped the tracks in southeastern Saskatchewan Tuesday and spilled more than 91,000 litres of oil.
Oil trains -- pipelines on wheels -- headed to Northwest terminals and refineries from North Dakota fracking
Scott Learn, OregonLive.com, May 13 2013
The boom in North Dakota's Bakken oil field is speeding to the Northwest, a boon for ports and refineries that could bring in upwards of 200 million barrels of crude each year on mile-plus oil trains.
Scott Haggett, Reuters, April 16 2013
CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Tundra Energy Marketing Ltd said on Tuesday it and Enbridge Inc, Canada's No.1 pipeline company, will build a rail terminal near Cromer, Manitoba, capable of handling up to 60,000 barrels per day of oil.
Matthew Brown & Josh Funk, Associated Press, Dec 28, 2012
Trains carrying more oil across US amid boom
Energy companies behind the oil boom on the Northern Plains are increasingly turning to an industrial-age workhorse _ the locomotive _ to move their crude to refineries across the U.S., as plans for new pipelines stall and existing lines can't keep up with demand.
Dave Cooper, Edmonton Journal, November 10, 2012
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In a market that is short on pipeline space and heavy crude sells at a big discount, one oilsands producer has found a way around the bottleneck.
Alaska Dispatch, 21 Nov 2012
Will a railway intended to carry oil products from Alberta to Alaska be built in the next decade? The Canadian company G Seven Generations (G7G) is banking on it, but first it needs investors to fund the project.
Diane Francis, Financial Post, November 16 2012
A group of Canadian businessmen has obtained the blessing of Alaskan tribes and Canadian First Nations to build a railroad through their lands that could carry up to five million barrels per day from the oil sands to the super tanker port in Valdez, Alaska.
Fyodor Soloview, Press Release, InterBering, 25 Oct 2012
A railway connecting Alaska to the lower 48 states has never been as close to realization as it is at present. Only $4.5 million, to enable the securing of an operating line of credit for a feasibility study, is needed for the Canadian company Generating for Seven Generations, Ltd. (G7G) to launch this long awaited project.
By Gordon Hamilton, Vancouver Sun, August 24, 2012
Kinder Morgan limits allocation as demand exceeds what pipeline can carry
Chevron Canada has begun shipping Alberta crude to its Burnaby refinery by tanker truck as a result of a supply cap imposed on customers on the Trans Mountain pipeline.
Yadullah Hussain, Financial Post, Aug 24, 2012
North American rail shipments of crude oil are estimated to have grown by 360,000 barrels per day within the past 12 months to reach 465,000 bpd — equivalent to the addition of a major pipeline, according to First Energy Capital Corp., or 4% of total North American oil production
NATHAN VANDERKLIPPE, Globe and Mail, Jan. 24, 2011
The race to deliver Canadian crude to Asian shores has become a four-way battle, as transportation companies work to sign agreements with Chinese companies that are interested in shipping oil across the Pacific.