Archive // Crude by rail

Canadian Curtailments and Crude by Rail

June 20, 2019 |
On Tuesday, the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, a pipeline project that would carry an additional 590 Mb/d of crude oil from Edmonton, Alberta to Burnaby, British Columbia, outside of Vancouver, was approved by the Canadian federal government. Once completed,...
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WTI/Brent Spread has Crude by Rail on the Ropes

September 29, 2015 |
Rail has been integral to moving Bakken crude out of the basin since 2012 when production very quickly outstripped pipeline takeaway capacity, causing differentials to blowout as wide as $49/Bbl between Bakken field prices and Brent.  As designated by...
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What If Permian Rigs Went to Zero?

October 21, 2014 |
With all the focus on the recent drop in oil prices and valid concerns that lower oil prices could be on the way without sharp corrections in drilling activity around the globe, we decided to ask the question: What if...
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