Oil spill in Canada exposes risks of rail transport

by The Oklahoman Editorial Board Published: July 9, 2013
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Pipelines have their own safety issues, but they pale in comparison to moving crude by rail. The number of spills involving rail transport is three times higher than pipelines. Pipelines are a relatively cheap way to move oil but can be less flexible. Of course, if a pipeline can't be built because of politics, more and more oil will go by rail.

Let's get Keystone back on track, Mr. President!


by The Oklahoman Editorial Board
The Oklahoman Editorial Board consists of Gary Pierson, President and CEO of The Oklahoma Publishing Company; Christopher P. Reen, president and publisher of The Oklahoman; Kelly Dyer Fry, editor and vice president of news; Christy Gaylord...
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