Presentations from EPA’s November 12 Brown Bag Lunch and the 2014 Condensate and Naphtha Forum

Posted below are two recent presentations by Lou Pugliaresi and Trisha Curtis.  Lou presented on the potential for and uncertainties surround U.S. condensate exports at the 2014 Condensates and Naphtha Forum in Doha, Qatar.

Trisha presented before EPA staff at the Agency’s Brown Bag lunch on November 12.  Her presentations addressed the background and fundamental issues of crude oil by rail shipments in the United States.


Oil & Gas Journal Publishes EPRINC’s Infrastructure Report

A section of EPRINC’s Pipelines, Trains, and Trucks: Moving Rising North American Oil Production to Market was published in the March 3, 2014 edition of Oil & Gas Journal.

The report covers the midstream sector’s adaptation to rising North American crude oil production, the impact on the upstream and midstream, as well the opportunities and challenges facing both industry and regulators. 

The article is titled Lagging pipelines create US gulf light sweet crude glut

ND pipeline map

Wyoming could see more crude-by-rail shipments in the future

Wyoming Public Media quotes Trisha Curtis in “Wyoming could see more crude-by-rail shipments in the future” on January 6, 2014. 

Trisha Curtis is with the Energy Policy Research Foundation. She says most crude from the Bakken does not travel through Wyoming, but that the state could see a spike in crude-by-rail traffic with new rail loading facilities coming online in the next year.

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