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Union Pacific Railroad conducts crude-by-rail safety training for responders from 17 states

Union Pacific Railroad conducts crude-by-rail safety training for responders from 17 states

; The simulation helped students understand how the railroad would work with them in an emergency, and how to work safely while on railroad property. …read more Source:: http://feeds.feedburner.com/oil-refining-processing-news       

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Oil and gas: Saudi Arabia, China energy partnership to grow

Oil and gas: Saudi Arabia, China energy partnership to grow

The head of oil in Saudi Arabia reaffirmed the country’s commitment to supplying oil resources to meet increasing demand in Asia. …read more Source:: http://feeds.feedburner.com/oil-refining-processing-news       

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South Dakota PUC postpones public meeting on Keystone XL oil pipeline

South Dakota PUC postpones public meeting on Keystone XL oil pipeline

The commission announced Monday the public meeting scheduled for next week would be delayed because members voted earlier in the day to postpone a key hearing. …read more Source:: http://feeds.feedburner.com/oil-refining-processing-news       

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Oil and gas transportation: North Dakota Legislature OKs state-run rail safety program

Oil and gas transportation: North Dakota Legislature OKs state-run rail safety program

The North Dakota Legislature on Monday approved funding for a state-run rail safety pilot program intended to supplement federal oversight of oil train traffic. …read more Source:: http://feeds.feedburner.com/oil-refining-processing-news       

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Enbridge, TransCanada, Kinder Morgan evaluating aerial-based oil and gas pipeline safety technologies

Enbridge, TransCanada, Kinder Morgan evaluating aerial-based oil and gas pipeline safety technologies

The goal of the project is to identify technologies capable of viably detecting small leaks from liquid petroleum pipeline systems to improve pipeline safety. …read more Source:: http://feeds.feedburner.com/oil-refining-processing-news       

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Oil and gas transportation: Washington state Legislature passes oil train safety bill

Oil and gas transportation: Washington state Legislature passes oil train safety bill

Lawmakers reached a compromise on the last day of the regular legislative session to resolve differences between competing versions that earlier cleared the Senate and House. …read more Source:: http://feeds.feedburner.com/oil-refining-processing-news       

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GM of China’s largest oil refiner under investigation

GM of China’s largest oil refiner under investigation

The general manager of Sinopec has been placed under criminal investigation amid an ongoing crackdown on corruption. …read more Source:: http://feeds.feedburner.com/oil-refining-processing-news       

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Oil and gas transportation: Gibson announce expansion of Hardisty West Terminal

Oil and gas transportation: Gibson announce expansion of Hardisty West Terminal

The expansion of the Hardisty West Terminal will support growth in Suncor’s oil sands operations. …read more Source:: http://feeds.feedburner.com/oil-refining-processing-news       

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Gas pipeline survey approved in part of national forest in W.Va.

Gas pipeline survey approved in part of national forest in W.Va.

The temporary permit for the survey involves 17 miles of forest through Randolph and Pocahontas counties. …read more Source:: http://feeds.feedburner.com/oil-refining-processing-news       

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Howard Energy Partners expands Port of Brownsville presence with new facility

Howard Energy Partners expands Port of Brownsville presence with new facility

The new facility will have an initial capacity of 300,000 barrels and bring HEP’s total storage capacity in the area to more than 500,000 barrels. …read more Source:: http://feeds.feedburner.com/oil-refining-processing-news       

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