Archive for March, 2013

Minnesota Oil Spill: Canadian Train Derails, Spilling 30,000 Gallons Of Crude In U.S.

Minnesota Oil Spill: Canadian Train Derails, Spilling 30,000 Gallons Of Crude In U.S.

March 27, 2013 | David Sheppard and Jeffrey Jones | Huffington Post | A train hauling oil from Canada derailed and leaked 30,000 gallons of crude in western Minnesota on Wednesday, marking the first major spill of the modern North American crude-by-rail transit boom. [Read the complete article here.]

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Wayzata firm to expand N.D. rail terminal for Bakken crude oil

Wayzata firm to expand N.D. rail terminal for Bakken crude oil

March 15, 2013 | Star Tribune |To keep up with booming shipments of crude oil by railroad, Wayzata-based Dakota Plains Holdings Inc. said Friday it has begun a $50 million expansion of its crude oil loading facility in New Town, N.D., to rapidly load trains of up to 120 tank cars. The project, undertaken with […]

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