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  • CSX SAYS OIL TRAIN TANK CARS STILL ON FIRE AFTER MONDAY DERAILMENT IN WEST VIRGINIA, LEAKS POTENTIALLY CONTINUING.

  • CALGARY, Alberta, Feb 17- Canadian National Railway Co said on Tuesday it has nearly completed repairs on a stretch of its mainline track in northern Ontario after a crude train derailed on the weekend, spilling oil and causing several of the cars to burn. Late on Saturday night, 29 cars carrying Alberta oil sands crude to eastern Ontario derailed from the track and...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 17- A fiery oil train derailment in West Virginia this week exposes lax safety standards and strengthens the case for tougher U.S. rules governing such shipments, safety advocates said on Tuesday. A 109- car delivery of crude oil from North Dakota's Bakken energy patch derailed in West Virginia on Monday, setting at least nine cars ablaze.

  • CALGARY, Alberta, Feb 17- Canadian National Railway Co is still cleaning up spilled oil and removing damaged rail cars after a weekend derailment on its line at a remote site about 80 kilometers south of Timmins, Ontario. The company said 29 of 100 cars on the train heading from Alberta's tar sands to eastern Ontario derailed late on Saturday and seven caught fire.

  • Oil shipping: rail versus pipeline? Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 4:24 PM ET
    Oil pipelines safer than trains?

    Monday's derailment of a CSX train has reignited the debate about the cheapest and safest way to move oil across the country.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 17- Twenty five oil train tank cars derailed and 20 caught fire after a derailment in West Virginia on Monday, CSX said in a statement on Tuesday. Several cars are leaking oil from valves, CSX said. No tank cars fell into the Kanawha River after the derailment, the cause of which is under investigation, the statement said.

  • CSX SAYS 25 TANK CARS DERAILED IN WEST VIRGINIA CRUDE TRAIN ACCIDENT ON MONDAY; 20 CAUGHT FIRE.

  • Feb 17- A CSX Corp oil train that derailed and erupted in flames in West Virginia on Monday was hauling newer model tank cars, not the older versions widely criticized for being prone to puncture, the company said. The train, which was carrying North Dakota crude to an oil depot in Yorktown, Virginia, derailed in a small town 33 miles southeast of Charleston.

  • CSX SAYS CRUDE TRAIN DERAILMENT IN WEST VIRGINIA IS CAUSING DELAYS ALONG THAT LINE.

  • Feb 17- A CSX Corp oil train that derailed and erupted in flames in West Virginia on Monday was hauling newer model tank cars, not the older versions widely criticized for being prone to puncture, the firm said. The train, which was carrying North Dakota crude to an oil depot in Yorktown, Virginia, derailed in a small town 33 miles southeast of Charleston.

  • LONDON, Feb 17- Five hundred and ninety one days have passed since a train carrying crude oil derailed and incinerated the town of Lac Megantic in Quebec. DOT started working on new rules in April 2012-- more than a year before the devastating fire at Lac Megantic in July 2013, which claimed the lives of 47 people-- so the process has so far taken 1,041 days.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 17- Five Republican state governors say they will not rescue a crucial part of Obamacare if it is struck down by the Supreme Court, underlining the prospect for a chaotic aftermath to a ruling that could force millions of Americans to pay much more for coverage or lose their health insurance. In response to Reuters' queries, spokespeople for the...

  • BECKLEY, W.Va., Feb 16- A CSX Corp train hauling North Dakota crude derailed in West Virginia on Monday, setting a number of cars ablaze, destroying a house and forcing the evacuation of two towns in the second significant oil-train incident in three days. One or two of the cars plunged into the Kanawha River, and "a couple are burning," said Robert Jelacic, night shift...

  • CSX CORP SAYS 1 INJURY IN DERAILMENT OF TRAIN CARRYING CRUDE OIL NEAR MOUNT CARBON, WEST VIRGINIA.

  • Oil train derails in W. Va., sparks blast, fires Monday, 16 Feb 2015 | 4:22 PM ET

    A train carrying crude oil derailed in southern West Virginia on Monday sparking a house fire and threatening the water supply.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 16- A CSX Corp train hauling crude derailed in West Virginia, setting 14 cars ablaze and forcing the evacuation of two nearby towns in the second significant oil-train incident in three days, local media reported on Monday. At least one of the tank cars careened into the Kanawha River another plowed into a house before bursting into flames,...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 16- A CSX train hauling crude oil has derailed in West Virginia, with at least 14 cars bursting into flames and two nearby towns evacuated, local media reported on Monday. At least one of the tank cars has entered the Kanawha River, and one car ran into a house before bursting into flames, wvgazette.com cited Lawrence Messina, communications director for...

  • Alpha Natural and rivals such as Peabody Energy Corp and Arch Coal Inc are reining in expenses to make up for coal prices that have remained low for at least two years. Peabody Energy slashed its quarterly dividend last month and Arch Coal suspended its dividend this month. Adjusted cost of sales for Alpha Natural's eastern mines, spanning the Appalachian...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 11- Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf on Wednesday proposed a new 5 percent severance tax on the state's booming natural gas extraction industry, a turnabout from his Republican predecessor who opposed such a tax. Like other public schools in Pennsylvania, Caln gets about 30 percent of its funding from the state. Wolf noted that Pennsylvania ranks...

  • In all three states, Alaska, West Virginia and Michigan, problematic funding gaps widened, the report said. In 2006, Alaska switched newly hired state workers from its two biggest traditional defined benefit plans to a defined contribution plan. In 2014, Alaska made a $3 billion cash infusion into the defined benefit plans to shore them up.