Eighty-Eight Oil, Gov. Matt Mead mark opening of new oil-to-rail facility in Fort Laramie
Casper Star Tribune – April 15, 2014
That sound you hear coming down the tracks is Wyoming’s growing oil industry.
Business leaders and Gov. Matt Mead celebrated the opening of Eighty-Eight Oil LLC’s new transloading facility on Tuesday in Fort Laramie. The rail terminal is aimed at exporting new oil production from the Powder River Basin to buyers outside the state. It will also connect pipelines transporting Canadian crude to Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad’s mainline near Eighty-Eight Oil’s existing crude oil terminal in Guernsey.
“By connecting our terminal to BNSF’s expansive railway system, we can provide producers in the Rocky Mountain region and Canada further flexibility in adding value to their production and transporting it to markets throughout the United States,” Eighty-Eight Oil Superintendent Jerry Herz said in a statement. Read the entire article HERE...