Posts Tagged ‘Oil by Rail’

How deep is the hole the oil industry is currently stuck inside? To figure that out, you only need to look as far back as last week, which saw another two trainloads full of oil derail and storage numbers that put U.S. crude stocks at record highs Every new pipeline leak or train derailment puts [...]

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Tick, tick, tick. The countdown to another rail accident is already on. A 90-car derailment last week in Alabama is only the latest in a series of train wrecks unfolding across North America. The next one, as promised by a dangerous combination of lax regulations and booming traffic, is just around the bend. Fracking may [...]

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The landscape of ethical investing has grown over the years from guns, booze and tobacco to include issues such as executive compensation and the environment. If a carbon-free portfolio, for instance, is a priority, then it’s easy to find a mutual fund that will cater to your investing needs. That is, of course, unless you’re [...]

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The bitumen bubble — that much discussed and oft-lamented hindrance to Canada’s public finances — seems to have finally popped. North American oil prices, at least for the time being, are once again fetching around the same amount as world prices, after trading for nearly $25-a-barrel less earlier this year. A return to strength for [...]

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