Truck transport costs US$20 per barrel—four times more expensive than pipelines.
crude oil transport
Canadian oil producers will lose an estimated $15.8 billion this year in foregone revenues compared to other producers.
Court rejects Trans Mountain project approval—more crude-by-rail means lost revenue for oil producers, economy
Pipelines are 2.5 times safer than rail transport.
Due to pipeline constraints, Canadian oil producers are selling unrefined bitumen at a fraction of the price many competitors receive.