Plains Shuts Down Newly Commissioned Rail Terminal in Canada

The Star Phoenix, June 2, 2016

Plains Midstream Canada ULC, a subsidiary of U.S.-based Plains All American Pipeline, has announced they will be shutting down a crude-by-rail terminal in Saskatchewan less than 8 months after commissioning the $140 million facility. According to government officials, Plains Midstream told them that they're shutting the facility "down and that it’ll remain shut down until economics improve and oil production is back up again to a point where the need for rail transport is once again required." Approximately 25 people are out of work now that the brand-new rail terminal has been shuttered.


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