Shall we transport it via pipeline, or on the railroad, or both?
Enbridge had sought on May 8 to limit to 5 ppm the amount of sulfide gas in the crude after the company said it found 1,200 ppm (parts per million) in one of its tanks, noting levels over 200 ppm could cause respiratory failure in seconds.
But then on May 17th Enbridge decided all they need is some advance notice.
On May 17, Enbridge said it would accept crude oil with higher levels of the potentially deadly sulfide gas with advanced notice. It also said in the FERC filing that it would shut down an injection facility should a shipper try to funnel crude with high sulfide gas through without prior approval.
FERC gets to decide.
Reuters: Oil shipper backs down in Bakken sulfide gas dispute
Fri, May 31 17:02 PM EDT
By Jeanine Prezioso