Tag: rail shipments

News and Policies, U.S.

US crude by rail shipments tumble as oil-price spread narrows

August 17, 2016

Via: Petroleum Economist

US shipments of crude by rail have almost halved this year due to the narrowing spread between domestic and international crude prices, new pipelines and declining oil production in the Midwest and Gulf Coast. Between January and May average daily […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Recent data show divergent trends for rail shipments of crude oil, ethanol, and biodiesel

June 6, 2016

Via: US Energy Information Administration

Although pipelines, tankers, and barges are widely used to transport liquid fuels to, from, and within the United States, several types of liquid fuels, including crude oil, ethanol, and biodiesel, are transported by rail in large volumes. EIA recently expanded […]