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  1. DOT agencies issue supplemental crude transport-by-rail advisory

    Online Articles

    Tue, 26 Nov 2013

    Two US Department of Transportation agencies jointly issued a supplemental safety advisory covering unintended movement of freight trains carrying crude oil and other

  2. Oil and rail safety

    Article

    Sun, 15 Dec 2013

    Another effort aims at upgrading tank cars to lower spill risks during accidents. ARA recently urged the US Department of Transportation to toughen standards for tank-car construction and safety equipment. It estimates 78,000 of the 92

  3. Tesoro Logistics to restart North Dakota crude pipeline

    Article

    Mon, 11 Nov 2013

    which was removed and sent to an independent laboratory for further study, the pipeline operator said. The US Department of Transportation agency issued the order Oct. 31. PHMSA ordered THPP to perform frequent aerial and ground inspections and

  4. PHMSA issues safety alert on Bakken crude flammability

    Article

    Mon, 13 Jan 2014

    The US Department of Transportation 's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) issued a safety alert to shippers and carriers, emergency

  5. Rising output, slow demand to boost US product exports

    Article

    Tue, 7 Jan 2014

    fleet has improved by more than 1 mpg since 2001, as calculated by Turner, Mason using data from EIA and the US Department of Transportation (DOT). About 40% of this gain was achieved through small increases in light truck requirements and shifts

  6. Regulatory complexity governs rail, truck oil field transportation

    Article

    Mon, 6 Jan 2014

    location of the disposal site, all wastewater transportation on the interstate highways being governed by the US Department of Transportation . Travel on state or private roads is governed by the state. Thus, most transportation is outside the purview

  7. PHMSA awards pipeline safety research grants to universities

    Online Articles

    Thu, 26 Sep 2013

    research, the US Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration announced. The grants came under the US Department of Transportation agency’s new Competitive Academic Agreement Program (CAAP). “Safety is our top priority, and we’re

  8. OGJ Newsletter

    Article

    Mon, 7 Oct 2013

    research, the US Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration announced. The grants came under the US Department of Transportation agency's new Competitive Academic Agreement Program (CAAP). "Safety is our top priority, and we're

  9. Increased crude shipments prompts DOT to study tank car standards

    Article

    Mon, 15 Jul 2013

    Increased shipment of crude oil by rail is making the US Department of Transportation examine its tank car standards, and possibly could result in a proposal for new requirements by the yearend, an American Petroleum

  10. PHMSA awards $46 million in pipeline safety grants to states

    Online Articles

    Tue, 1 Oct 2013

    state pipeline regulatory agencies that agree to inspect intrastate pipelines on PHMSA’s behalf, the US Department of Transportation agency said. Participating states and territories account for more than 300 inspectors who are responsible

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