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Damage at a Mississippi River barge dock is preventing Marathon Petroleum (MPC) from loading...

Damage at a Mississippi River barge dock is preventing Marathon Petroleum (MPC) from loading crude there, which could depress Canadian oil prices if repairs are lengthy. The dock's unloading arm was damaged when a barge it was filling with crude was struck by other vessels that became unmoored; one of the barges collided with a Kirby-owned (KEX) vessel, causing a spill into the river.
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  • Abigsoxfan
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    Would the Keystone pipeline have helped prevent this disruption?
    3 May 2013, 04:47 PM Reply Like
  • kbsparks
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    Absolutely!
    3 May 2013, 05:26 PM Reply Like
  • 1980XLS
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    The logistics in moving oil in this fashion expose much more environmemtal risk vs Pipelines. Not to mention costs and efficiency.
    5 May 2013, 09:20 PM Reply Like
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