Category Archives: Industry News

CN to serve new 550,000-ton per year frac sand transloading terminal in northwestern Alberta

CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today it will start serving a new state-of-the art frac sand terminal north of Grande Prairie, Alta., starting in November 2013. The new 20-acre facility being built by Di-Corp of Edmonton will have an annual throughput capacity of 550,000 tons of frac sand and…

Texas civil and environmental engineering firm lands fracking project in North Dakota

Southwest Engineers Inc., a full-service civil and environmental engineering consulting firm, today announced it has signed an extensive agreement with Earthwater Resources Inc. for a major project on the Bakken Shale oil and gas zone in North Dakota. The project includes drilling and transporting water from a previously undiscovered, nontraditional, groundwater…

North Dakota’s infrastructure to get $2.5-billion boost

 By Lisa Fattori A new initiative by Governor Jack Dalrymple will inject $2.5 billion into North Dakota’s infrastructure, helping communities both large and small to keep pace with the tremendous growth that has occurred since the onset of the Bakken oil boom. Announced on July 23rd, the new Roads and…

Opportunity knockin’ in the Bakken

By Jon Bennion, Government Relations Director of the Montana Chamber of Commerce Known as the “Treasure State,” Montana is celebrating 150 years of resource development this year as it commemorates the arrival of tens of thousands of miners in 1862. These new arrivals came in search of gold and silver,…