Energy firm promises safer oil railcars to Clatskanie terminal

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Thursday, May 01, 2014

Global Partners will require tanker cars to meet updated standards for all crude oil trains arriving in Oregon.

Global Partners, based in Waltham, Mass., said it will only accept trains consisting entirely of a new type of car, which is more resistant to puncturing and leakage in a derailment like the one that caused an explosion and fire that killed 47 people in Canada last year.

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