Oil-to-rail facility aimed for heart of Wyoming coal country
Casper Star Tribune–May 18, 2013
A Colorado company last week added its name to a growing list of companies building crude oil rail loading facilities in Wyoming, but company officials say their project has a leg up on the rest.
While other projects are built on the periphery of the expanding shale oil play in northeast and central Wyoming, Meritage Midstream’s facility will be in the heart of the play, south of Gillette.
But that area is also the heart of coal country, where miners tie up rail lines with a constant flow of exported product. So Meritage found a coal company — St. Louis-based Arch Coal, owner of the Black Thunder mine — willing to form a partnership and share some rail capacity. Read the entire article HERE…