11/12/14 By Reuters By Jarrett Renshaw and Nia Williams
Oil shippers seeking to add as many as a dozen new crude oil trains to BNSF's lines, or more than 1,000 tank cars, have been "blocked out," one of the sources said. "They can keep however many they are running but cannot bring on any more."
The moratorium on new cars, which customers were informed of in recent weeks, is BNSF's latest effort to avoid worsening congestion on its rail network amid record freight traffic and growing scrutiny from lawmakers and federal regulators upset by months of complaints over poor service and delays..... read more here
If you missed this article at the end of a previous post, here it is again:
Analyst challenges predictions for Western oil booms
North Dakota and Texas fields could be at a fraction of current productivity by 2040, says a new report.
Jeremy Miller | Nov 11, 2014 | High Country News