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Record amount of Canadian oil exported by rail raises safety concerns

(Source: Global News, January 8, 2019)

CALGARY — Canadian crude oil exports by rail have skyrocketed to record levels, raising safety concerns amid the boom. In October 2017, Canada exported 137,178 barrels per day, according to National Energy Board statistics. By May 2018, it was 198,788 barrels per day. Then, in October 2018, rail exports hit a record high at 327,229 barrels per day.

Full story: www.globalnews.ca

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

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