Proposed Vancouver oil terminal would be biggest in volume
Columbian/The Spokesman Review
By any measure, the size of the proposed oil terminal at the Port of Vancouver is eye-catching.
The oil-by-rail facility would handle an average of 360,000 barrels of crude per day, or up to four oil trains daily. The terminal would dwarf anything currently operating in Washington.
In fact, at full capacity, the proposal known as Vancouver Energy would handle more oil by rail than any facility in the United States, according to an analysis of crude-by-rail terminals by the Columbian.
“On paper, it’s the biggest facility of that type,” said Sandy Fielden, director of energy analytics for Texas-based consultant RBN Energy. “As far as I’m aware, there’s not an existing terminal that handles that type of capacity.”
There are dozens of facilities across the country that handle oil
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