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  1. SNC-Lavalin strategic oil transportation contract by Ecopetrol

    SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC ), through its subsidiary, Itansuca Proyectos de Ingeniería S.A.S., has been awarded a consulting services contract by Ecopetrol S.A. for oil transportation and logistics in Colombia. The contract is estimated at $87 million. SNC-Lavalin will provide project management and technical support and consulting services for several of Ecopetrol’s projects related to oil transportation and associated logistics. Work will be carried out from SNC-Lavalin’s offices in Bogota, Colombia, during a term of approximately two years. SNC-Lavalin has nearly 1,400 employees in Colombia and is one of the largest engineering suppliers to Ecopetrol. In addition to this contract, SNC-Lavalin is currently providing Ecopetrol with management consulting services for the development of Colombia’s crude oil distribution program. Ecopetrol is Colombia’s largest company and is among the top 50 oil companies in the world. In addition to its work in Colombia, Ecopetrol participates in exploration and production activities in Brazil, Peru and the United States. “We are extremely proud of our longstanding relationship with Ecopetrol,” said Terrance N. Ivers, Executive Vice-President, Oil & Gas, SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. “Multi-project service contracts with major resource companies like Ecopetrol provide SNC-Lavalin with revenue stability while allowing us to contribute to the continued growth and success of key clients.” SNC-Lavalin is one of the leading engineering and construction groups in the world, and is a major player in the ownership of infrastructure and in the provision of operations and maintenance services. Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin has offices across Canada and in over 40 other countries around the world, and is currently active in some 100 countries.

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    Fri, 10 Jan 2014

  2. Wyden, Rockefeller request crude oil transportation examination

    The chairman of two US Senate committees asked US Sec. of Energy Ernest G. Moniz and US Sec. of Transportation Anthony Foxx to fully examine crude oil transportation in the wake of several recent rail accidents.

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    Fri, 10 Jan 2014

  3. US senators request review of crude oil transportation safety

    Following explosive US train derailments containing crude oil, US Senators John D. “Jay” Rockefeller IV and Ron Wyden have written a letter to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz urging a review on crude oil transportation .

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    Fri, 17 Jan 2014

  4. 1Derrick US M&A weekly update

    1Derrick gives OGFJ readers a snapshot of oil and gas industry M&A activity for the week of October 10 – October 14.

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    Mon, 17 Oct 2016

  1. Oil & Gas News: Centurion Midstream Group acquires Permian Crude Transport, LLC

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    Mon, 1 Aug 2016

  2. Oil transportation : Panda Security uncovers ongoing attack against oil tankers

    PandaLabs reveal cyber-attacks in the maritime oil sector. 

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    Mon, 18 May 2015

  3. Oil transportation : Oil industry challenges crude-by-rail rules

    API spokesman Brian Straessle said the politically influential trade group supports better tank cars, but companies need more time to get them on the tracks. 

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    Wed, 13 May 2015

  4. Oil transportation : Regulators in Washington to review Shell oil-by-rail project

    Washington state regulators say they'll work with Skagit County to conduct a full environmental review of a proposed oil-by-rail project. 

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    Tue, 9 Jun 2015

  5. Oil transportation : Senate Democrats seek tougher federal rules for oil trains

    Senate Democrats have proposed federal legislation to strengthen safety standards for trains that carry volatile shipments of crude oil. 

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    Wed, 25 Mar 2015

  6. Oil transportation : West Virginia oil train derailment was 1 of 3 with safer tank cars

    The train's tanks were a newer model — the 1232 — designed during safety upgrades voluntarily adopted by the industry four years ago. 

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    Wed, 18 Feb 2015

  7. Oil transportation : Hijacked Malaysian oil tanker rescued, pirates flee

    Pirates who hijacked a Malaysian oil tanker last week have fled on the ship's lifeboat after being pursued by a Malaysian navy ship. 

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    Fri, 19 Jun 2015

  8. Oil Transportation News: NY cities update emergency plans to deal with oil trains

    Three years after the Port of Albany became a major hub for rail and barge shipments of highly flammable crude oil from North Dakota, emergency management officials are still grappling with training and response plans.

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    Thu, 3 Sep 2015

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