Due to the restricted capacity of pipelines to move oil out of wells in North Dakota and Canada, a refinery in Superior may soon build a “crude oil transfer dock.”

From the Superior Telegram:

“Despite concerns about potential environmental catastrophe, Calumet seems well on its way to moving oil out of the Twin Ports by boat.
Calumet will seek permits and do preliminary work this year and would conduct dredging, dock, pipeline and storage construction in 2014 and be ready to ship oil by March 2015.
It’s estimated that, because of the small size of the supply pipeline, the terminal could fill a single tanker or barge about once every three or four days.”
The article goes on to describe the history of oil being moved in large container ships across the Great Lakes, as well as the constraints presented by other methods (rail car, pipeline, etc.).

Despite concerns about potential environmental catastrophe, Calumet seems well on its way to moving oil out of the Twin Ports by boat.
Calumet will seek permits and do preliminary work this year and would conduct dredging, dock, pipeline and storage construction in 2014 and be ready to ship oil by March 2015.
It’s estimated that, because of the small size of the supply pipeline, the terminal could fill a single tanker or barge about once every three or four days.
– See more at: http://www.superiortelegram.com/event/article/id/259640/publisher_ID/36/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GLINnews+%28GLIN+Daily+News%29#sthash.o4h87E3C.dpuf
Despite concerns about potential environmental catastrophe, Calumet seems well on its way to moving oil out of the Twin Ports by boat.
Calumet will seek permits and do preliminary work this year and would conduct dredging, dock, pipeline and storage construction in 2014 and be ready to ship oil by March 2015.
It’s estimated that, because of the small size of the supply pipeline, the terminal could fill a single tanker or barge about once every three or four days.
– See more at: http://www.superiortelegram.com/event/article/id/259640/publisher_ID/36/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GLINnews+%28GLIN+Daily+News%29#sthash.o4h87E3C.dpuf
Despite concerns about potential environmental catastrophe, Calumet seems well on its way to moving oil out of the Twin Ports by boat.
Calumet will seek permits and do preliminary work this year and would conduct dredging, dock, pipeline and storage construction in 2014 and be ready to ship oil by March 2015.
It’s estimated that, because of the small size of the supply pipeline, the terminal could fill a single tanker or barge about once every three or four days.
– See more at: http://www.superiortelegram.com/event/article/id/259640/publisher_ID/36/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GLINnews+%28GLIN+Daily+News%29#sthash.o4h87E3C.dpuf
Despite concerns about potential environmental catastrophe, Calumet seems well on its way to moving oil out of the Twin Ports by boat.
Calumet will seek permits and do preliminary work this year and would conduct dredging, dock, pipeline and storage construction in 2014 and be ready to ship oil by March 2015.
It’s estimated that, because of the small size of the supply pipeline, the terminal could fill a single tanker or barge about once every three or four days.
– See more at: http://www.superiortelegram.com/event/article/id/259640/publisher_ID/36/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GLINnews+%28GLIN+Daily+News%29#sthash.o4h87E3C.dpuf