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When Your Way is Blocked, Find a New Way....

Postby Mark D » Tue Mar 20, 2012 8:48 pm

I thought this was pretty interesting, and it is in conjunction with current affairs in the energy industry.
I posted a snip from the article and a link.

Trains roll from Canada to Gulf to fill void left by failed Keystone pipeline
By Perry Chiaramonte
LINK TO ARTICLE - http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/03/20/trains-roll-from-north-to-fill-void-left-by-failed-keystone-pipeline/?test=latestnews
Published March 20, 2012
| FoxNews.com
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A Canadian Pacific train moving crude oil out of the Bakken formation in North Dakota. Transporting of crude oil has dramatically increased since 2009.
A Canadian railroad carrying millions of barrels of oil to Gulf refineries is hurtling full steam ahead through the Obama administration's block of the Keystone pipeline.

The amount of oil Canadian Pacific Railways carries from the Bakken Formation down through the heartland has surged 2,500 percent since 2009, to 8.5 million barrels per year from just 325,000. The company expects to move 45 million barrels per year within the decade.

“We are responding to a growing demand,” Ed Greenberg, a spokesman for Canadian Pacific told FoxNews.com. “There has been unprecedented growth in the...
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