There’s an urgent need for regulatory reform, especially in Alberta.
Canada already exports more refined products than we import.
Switching to pucks could reduce shipping costs by $15 per barrel.
Truck transport costs US$20 per barrel—four times more expensive than pipelines.
Higher crude-by-rail rates lead to lower prices for Canadian crude.
Canadian oil and gas producers are unable to reach new Asian markets, costing the Canadian economy billions.
Pipelines are 2.5 times less likely than rail to experience a release of product when transporting a million barrels of oil.
Pipelines are 2.5 times safer than rail for oil transportation.