SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

January 10, 2014 06:30 ET

Potential Solution to Bakken Crude Transport Safety Issues May Be at Refinery, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwired - Jan 10, 2014) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- One of the major contributing factors to recent crude oil train derailments is the chemical composition of Bakken crude oil, which contains natural gas liquids (NGLs) that make it easier to catch fire. This difference from other crudes is causing regulators to question the current safety standards, not only for rail transport, but also for pipeline transport.

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