CN Tundra Energy to build rail terminal for Bakken crude

Canadian National Railway Co. (CN) and Tundra Energy Marketing Ltd. agreed to build a crude oil rail terminal near Cromer, Man., to transport Bakken crude oil for producers in Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

TEM handles crude oil on behalf of producers in the Williston basin, including its parent company, Tundra Oil & Gas Partnership.

Scheduled to start operating in second-quarter 2013, the terminal initially will be able to load more than 50 tank cars or 30,000 b/d. Design plans call for terminal to have capacity to accommodate a unit train of 100 tank cars or 60,000 b/d of oil.

TEM executives said the rail terminal will producers a transportation option given inadequate pipeline take-away capacity.

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...

Reduce Engineering Project Complexity

Engineering document management presents unique and complex challenges. A solution based in Enter...

Revolutionizing Asset Management in the Electric Power Industry

With the arrival of the Industrial Internet of Things, data is growing and becoming more accessib...