BY CONTINUING TO USE THIS SITE, YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR USE OF COOKIES. REVIEW OUR PRIVACY & COOKIE NOTICE
X
Skip Navigation LinksHome|News & Analysis|Podcasts| Capitol Crude: The US Oil Policy Podcast

Capitol Crude: The US Oil Policy Podcast

Jurassic trains park the brakes on crude crossing the mainland



Herman Wang and Brian Scheid

Did the Obama administration turn a T-Rex of a problem into an Indominus Rex of a problem, by requiring electronically controlled pneumatic brakes on oil trains? After watching Jurassic World, the much-hyped sequel to Jurassic Park, Brian Scheid and Herman Wang break down the administration's recent crude-by-rail rule, especially the braking requirement, which has generated some of the most heated protest from the oil and rail industries. The new brakes might be better than the classic brakes, but the industries say the administration should have just left the original alone.

Check back every Monday for the latest analysis of US oil policy news from leading Platts editors covering the Capitol. E-mail the editors at brian.scheid@platts.com and herman.wang@platts.com.


We welcome any feedback or suggestions for topics. Contact us at webeditor@platts.com.


Platts Email


Request a free trial of: Oilgram News Oilgram News
Oilgram News

Oilgram News brings fast-breaking global petroleum and gas news to your desktop every day. Our extensive global network of correspondents report on supply and demand trends, corporate news, government actions, exploration, technology, and much more.

Request a trial to Oilgram News Request More Information





Copyright © 2017 S&P Global Platts, a division of S&P Global. All rights reserved.