BNSF Honors 117 Shippers for Excellence in Product Safety
Date May 24, 2017
FORT WORTH, Texas, May 24, 2017—BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) honored 117 shippers with the railroad's 20th Annual Product Stewardship Award for the safe transportation of hazardous materials by rail during 2016.
"We are happy to acknowledge these customers for their adherence and dedication to upholding the highest safety standards," said Dave Freeman, executive vice president, Operations. "Transporting hazardous materials safely is a collaborative effort between BNSF and our customers and, with these strong partnerships, we have maintained the status of rail as the safest way to move freight on land."
The companies were selected for the award for transporting a minimum of 500 loaded tank cars of hazardous materials during the previous year with zero non-accident releases during the entire transportation cycle and for successfully implementing the ethics of Product Stewardship under the American Chemistry Council's Responsible Care® initiative.
Many of this year's honorees are repeat winners, including 28 companies that have won 10 or more years: Agrium U.S. Inc., Akzo Nobel Pulp & Performance Chemicals Inc., BP Products North America, Canexus Chemicals Canada LLC, CF Industries Sales LLC, Chemours (formerly DuPont), Chevron Products, Chief Ethanol Fuels, Citgo, Covestro, Eastman Chemical Co., Hess Corp., Huntsman Corp., Husky Energy Inc., JR Simplot, Kennecott Utah Copper Corp., Keyera Energy Partnership, LyondellBasell Industries, Methanex Methanol LLC, Moose Jaw Asphalt, Nebraska Energy LLC, Olin Corp., Pembina Resource Services, Plains Midstream Canada, Reagent Chemical & Research Inc., Solvay Chemicals Inc., Trenton Agri Products and Williams Energy Services, LLC.
The honorees for 2016 are:
ABE South Dakota LLC Abengoa Bioenergy Aberdeen Energy LLC ADM Agrium U.S. Inc. Akzo Nobel Pulp & Performance Chemicals Inc. Albina Holdings Alon USA LP Altex Energy Ltd. Amerigas Propane LP Arlanexo Axiall Corp. Bonanza Bioenergy LLC BP Amoco Chemicals, Inc. Bridgeport Ethanol LLC Bridger Marketing LLC C&N Ethanol Canadian Enterprise Gas Products Canexus Corp. Celanese Ltd. Cenovus Energy Centennial Energy LLC CF Industries Sales LLC Chemours Chemtrade Logistics Chevron Products ChevronPhillips Chemical Chief Ethanol Fuels Citgo Petroleum Coleman Oil Co. ConocoPhillips Covestro Crestwood West Coast LLC Dakota Prairie Refining LLC Dakota Spirit AG Energy LLC Diversified CPC International The Dow Chemical Co. Dyno Nobel E Energy Adams LLC Eastman Chemical Co. Eco Services Operations LLC Egron, Inc. Eighty-Eight Oil LLC Enterprise Products ERCO Worldwide Evonik Cyro LLC Flint Hills Resources LP Freeport McMoran Sulphur LLC Genesis Energy Gibson Gas Liquids Partnership Glacial Lakes Energy Company Hess Corp. Huntsman Corp. Husky Energy, Inc. IKO Industries Imperial Oil Ltd. International Raw Materials Interstate Asphalt Corp.
Jebro Inc. JR Simplot Kemira Water Solutions Kennecott Utah Copper Corp. Keyera Energy Partnership Koppers Industries Lansing Trade Group LyondellBasell Industries MarkWest Energy Partners Marquis Inc. Mercuria Energy Trading Metalurgica Met Mex Penole Methanex Methanol LLC Mid America Agri Products Moose Jaw Asphalt Murex Nebraska Energy LLC NGL Supply Company Ltd. NGL Supply Wholesale LLC Norfalco Sales Occidental Chemical Corp. Olin Corp. Orica USA Inc. Owens Corning Sales Oxea Corp. PCS Sales USA Inc. Pembina Resource Services Petrogas Energy Corp. Philadelphia Energy Solutions Pioneer Oil LLC Plains Marketing LP Plains Midstream Canada Plainview Bioenergy Plymouth Energy LLC Poet Ethanol Products Ponderosa Petroleum Co. Reagent Chemical & Research Inc. Redfield Energy LLC Siouxland Energy Solvay Chemicals Inc. South Hampton Refining St. Paul Park Refining Co. Statoil Marketing & Trading Styrolution Suit-Kote Corp. Targa Resources Tesoro Petroleum Corp. TexPar Energy LLC Total Petrochemicals Trenton Agri Products Univar USA U. S. Oil & Refining Co. Vista Petroleum Services WE Hereford LLC Westlake Chemical Corp. Williams Energy Services, LLC Wright Asphalt Yuma Ethanol
About BNSF BNSF Railway is one of North America’s leading freight transportation companies operating on 32,500 route miles of track in 28 states, and also operates in three Canadian provinces. BNSF is one of the top transporters of consumer goods, grain and agricultural products, low-sulfur coal, and industrial goods such as petroleum, chemicals, housing materials, food and beverages. BNSF’s shipments help feed, clothe, supply, and power American homes and businesses every day. BNSF and its employees have developed one of the most technologically advanced, and efficient railroads in the industry. We work continuously to improve the value of the safety, service, energy, and environmental benefits we provide to our customers and the communities we serve. You can learn more about BNSF at www.BNSF.com.