Tue, 17 Mar 2015 20:00:53 GMT
Drevna: Rail Industry Must Prevent Oil Train Accidents
Oil and Gas Investor (registration)
The rail industry is chiefly responsible for preventing oil train accidents and U.S. regulators must do more to keep trains on the tracks, a leading voice for the energy industry said on Monday. "Any effort to enhance rail safety must begin with addressing track ...
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:49:14 GMT
Oil train accidents increase pressure for tougher safety rules
The two accidents follow a spate of other fiery oil train derailments in the U.S. and Canada over the past few years. The most serious killed 47 people and destroyed the town center of Lac Megantic in Quebec, Canada, just across the border from Maine, ...
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 01:29:56 GMT
Railroads promote readiness for oil train accidents
The issue of rail safety has received increased attention following several high profile accidents involving trains carrying crude oil. Last week, a 109-car CSX train was traveling through West Virginia when it derailed and exploded. The accident caused a ...
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 13:45:05 GMT
Study predicts 10 oil train accidents a year with hundreds of deaths
Akron Beacon Journal (blog)
The rail industry's overall safety record steadily improved over the past decade, dropping from more than 3,000 accidents annually to fewer than 2,000 in 2013, the most recent year available, according to the Federal Railroad Administration. But the historical ...
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 04:17:54 GMT
US Senator Says Oil Train Accidents Raise Red Flags About Safety Of New Rail ...
Recent oil train accidents raise serious concerns about newer rail cars that carry crude oil in Oregon and across the country, Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., recently said. Wyden has urged the Obama administration to take into account a series of accidents ...
Fri, 20 Feb 2015 22:45:24 GMT
Senator Wyden: Oil Train Accidents Raise Red Flags about Safety of New Rail ...
eNews Park Forest
Washington, D.C. –-(ENEWSPF)--February 20, 2015. Recent oil train accidents raise serious concerns about newer rail cars that carry crude oil in Oregon and across the country, Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., said today. Wyden urged the administration to take ...
Fri, 20 Feb 2015 18:02:29 GMT
Wyden: Oil train accidents raise safety red flags
The OMB is evaluating a proposed oil train safety rule sent to it by the Transportation Department in February that addresses the transportation of crude oil and ethanol by rail. “This week's disastrous oil train accidents raise red flags about whether the newer, ...