oil pipeline

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    May 22, 2014  

    Natural gas will flow via pipeline from Russia to China’s major cities as early as 2018, thanks to a massive deal between the two countries. The $400 billion, 30-year pact is a victory for Russian President Vladimir Putin at a moment when Russia faces Western economic sanctions over its actions in Ukraine. Jeffrey Brown reports. Continue reading

  • Empty railroad tank cars snake their way into a storage yard in Newark, Delaware, July 28, 2013. The cars will return to North Dakota's Bakken region to be loaded with crude oil for another trip to the refinery at Delaware City, Delaware. With a shortage of new pipeline capacity, oil producers have been using rail as an alternative, and in some cases it's the preferred mode. Photo by Curtis Tate/MCT via Getty Images
    May 7, 2014   BY Joan Lowy, Associated Press 

    The emergency order requires that each railroad operating trains containing more than 1 million gallons of crude oil — the equivalent of about 35 tank cars — from the booming Bakken region of North Dakota, Montana and parts of Canada provide information on the trains’ expected movement, including frequency and county-by-county routes, to the states they traverse. The order also requires that railroads disclose the volume of oil being transported and how emergency responders can contact “at least one responsible party” at the railroad. Continue reading

  • August 8, 2008  

    Tensions between Georgia and Russia escalated Friday as Georgia sought control over the breakaway South Ossetia province and Russian tanks moved in to defend the pro-Russian enclave. Two experts explain the conflict. Continue reading