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FRA sees 'pockets of concern' with misclassifying of Bakken crude

(Source: Platts, May 22, 2014)

NEW YORK US rail regulators are finding that most shippers are properly classifying Bakken crude cargoes in accordance with hazardous materials rules, the head of the Federal Railroad Administration said. Still, "there are pockets of concern," FRA Administrator Joseph Szabo said in an interview set to air Sunday on "Platts Energy Week," and the agency intends to continue its "Bakken Blitz" surprise inspection campaign to ensure crude-by-rail shipments are delivered safely.

Full story: www.platts.com

Friday, May 23, 2014

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