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W.Va. train derailment sends oil tanker into river

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Emergency crews and state environmental officials are responding to a train derailment in West Virginia that sent at least one tanker car containing crude oil into the Kanawha River. Media reports say the derailment occurred Monday afternoon of CSX train in Fayette County, which is north of Beckley. Public Safety spokesman Lawrence Messina said responders at the ...

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Oil Patch Professions: Crude oil transporting

Tesoro Logistics, Kris Wosepka

Recently, Shale Plays Media sent over some Bakken apparel to the good folks of Tesoro High Plains Pipeline in Dickinson, North Dakota. They sent us some photos back of the crew and agreed to talk a little bit about the company and what they do in the oil production country of the Williston Basin. Tesoro Logistics transports crude oil coming ...

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Rail oil tankers, victim of U.S. safety rules, also unwanted in Canada

Patrick Rucker Nia Williams WASHINGTON/CALGARY (Reuters) – Thousands of oil train tankers soon to be deemed obsolete in the United States are unlikely get a second life in Canada’s oil sands industry, undercutting a U.S. government forecast that the costly cars will continue in use in the energy sector. If thousands of obsolete tank cars are scrapped, it could add ...

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Thai oil tanker recovered, cargo taken by hijackers: authorities

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By: KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – A Thai oil tanker reported missing two days ago has been recovered with all of its crew members safe but pirates who hijacked the tanker took its cargo and damaged communications gear, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) said on Monday. The MT Orapin 4 lost contact with authorities after departing for Indonesia from a terminal in Singapore ...

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Japanese Oil Tanker Explodes Near Himeji Port

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TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese oil tanker exploded Thursday off the country’s southwest coast near Himeji port, leaving one of the eight people aboard missing, the coast guard said. Four others were severely injured. Photos and video from the scene showed billowing clouds of black smoke as coast guard vessels sought to douse the fire, which gutted the middle of ...

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