Bridger Logistics Announces Shipment of First Crude Oil Unit Train Out of the New Berthold Rail Facility Addition Further Enhances Export Capacity and Premium Market Access
DALLAS, Sept. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Bridger Logistics, LLC through its subsidiary Bridger Transfer Services, LLC ("Bridger") announced its first unit train shipment of Bakken crude from Berthold, North Dakota. As the original and primary shipper from Enbridge Rail (North Dakota), L.P.'s new rail facility, Bridger will ship unit trains at a rate of one per week or 10,000 barrels per day until the end of Phase I. Bridger will continue to transport crude volumes as the exclusive shipper of the newly constructed facility until Phase II of the project becomes operational in the first quarter of 2013.
In Phase II, Bridger will increase its shipping capacity to three trains per week or 30,000 barrels per day.
"Partnering with Enbridge on this project," James Ballengee, Bridger Chairman and CEO, said, "is a key part of our integrated midstream strategy. It offers our logistics customers greater access to premium markets, it gives Enbridge the commitment they need to make these important investments in infrastructure, and it provides Bridger's customers in North Dakota with another way to export the ever increasing production in the Bakken."
About Bridger Logistics, LLC
Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Bridger Logistics, LLC is a national provider of logistics services to the crude oil industry engaged in the transportation, storage, and terminalling of crude oil through its own pipeline injection stations, pipelines, rail loading and unloading terminals, railcars and tank trucks. The company currently provides flow assurance to its customers for over 100,000 barrels of crude oil per day through its logistics assets. These services are provided through its subsidiaries, Bridger Transfer Services, LLC, Bridger Lake, LLC, Bridger Midstream, LLC, Bridger Storage, LLC, Bridger Rail Shipping and its affiliate Southern Energy Transportation, Inc.
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