North American Crude-by-Rail

Mennta Energy Solutions
Training overview
Professional Course
2 hours
From 210 USD
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210 USD
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Course description

North American Crude-by-Rail is an online training course that will explore the growing use of crude-by-rail, its advantages and possible drawbacks. Thought to be too expensive and a cumbersome way to move crude oil in North America as recently as 2010, the use of Crude-by-Rail transport has surged in recent years. Its use has provided a means for North American (US and Canada) crude oil production without access to pipeline networks to flow to distant markets and has enabled refiners to exploit a lower cost and alternative source of supply.

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Who should attend?

This two hour online course is designed for anyone interested in learning more about crude-by-rail.

Training content

You will learn to:

  • Point out why rail has become such a vital mode of transportation for bringing crude oil to regional and nationwide refineries
  • Identify the locations and key features required for successful terminal development and operation
  • Recognize which North American markets are receiving crude-by-rail shipments and how much oil is being transported
  • Identify the costs encountered supplying diverse markets with crude-by-rail
  • Identify how crude-by-rail has affected the development of competing modes of oil transportation, such as pipeline development
  • Recognize how recent crude-by-rail accidents are affecting railroad operations



The cost of this online course is $210 USD.

Certification / Credits

A certificate of completion will be awarded upon scoring at least an 80% on the 20 question multiple choice final exam.

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Mennta Energy Solutions, formerly The Oxford Princeton program, addresses the knowledge gaps of energy professionals throughout the world with innovative and proven training techniques – instructor-led and online. The effectiveness of the training can be measured by the over 100,000...

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