Lake Superior: A New Bakken/Alberta Crude Route?
Posted on: December 13, 2013
Bulk Carrier
A buik carrier passes north of Isle Royale, Michigan on Lake Superior.

Plans to ship Alberta tar sands oil and oil from the gargantuan North Dakota Bakken shale oil play are proceeding quickly. Approval is expected within a matter of days for a revamped shipping dock in Superior, Wisconsin. TheĀ  dock proposal to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources was put forward by Elkhorn Industries of Superior, Wisconsin.

Oil has been shipped on the Great Lakes for decades but the oil industry push in both Canada and USA to expand access to refineries and the market could raise Lake Superior and Great Lakes oil shipments dramatically.

Read a related December 13th, 2013 article from Canada’s Financial Post…

Previous Infosuperior posts about shipping oil on Lake Superior…

 

 

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