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Senate Democrats Call on White House to Fix “Outdated” Rail Cars

Senate Democrats Call on White House to Fix “Outdated” Rail Cars

H.R. 1679, addressing “the safe transportation of Bakken crude oil by rail,” was introduced to the United States Senate on March 26, 2015, one day after a the S.859 bill was issued regarding oil volatility and increased railroad transportation safety. …

March 27, 2015 - 7:12 pm Oil and Gas 360 Articles, Oilfield Services, Regulatory

Oil Train Derails:  No Leaks, Spills, Fire, Injuries or Evacuation

A train with 102 cars of crude oil from North Dakota derailed when leaving Seattle last week, heading to a Washington refinery. A locomotive, a car loaded with sand and three oil tanker cars left the track but did not …

July 28, 2014 - 5:44 pm Oil and Gas 360 Articles, Regulatory