Category Archives: Terminal Operations

Terminal provides update to Port

Vancouver Energy sent a letter this week to Port of Vancouver Commission President Brian Wolfe to update the Port Commission on progress in the permitting process for the terminal. The letter, which you can read in full here, describes the most significant changes and improvements to both the project and to the whole supply chain since the project’s inception.
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Terminal commits to community

In a recent interview on KXL-FM, Vancouver Energy General Manager Jared Larrabee discusses the project’s numerous commitments to safety. These commitments include starting operations of the proposed terminal at 50 percent of optimal capacity, and allowing capacity to increase only after demonstrating the safe operation of the facility.
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Terminal proposes throughput changes

Vancouver Energy made a number of substantial commitments, above and beyond regulatory requirements, to help enhance safety and improve the performance of the crude-by-rail terminal.
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Terminal commits to more safety measures

Safety commitments, rail safety and economic need were among the topics discussed during the last two days of testimony at the adjudication proceedings. Jared Larrabee, General Manager of Vancouver Energy, announced that Vancouver Energy has committed to several new safety measures for the proposed terminal. The revised application can be seen in full here.
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Experts tout terminal benefits

More than 20 experts cover topics that include engineering, economics, marine science, rail safety and logistics testifying in favor of the project in the first phase of adjudicative proceedings of the Washington State Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council (EFSEC) held in Vancouver and Olympia.
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Oil safety is strong at terminal

Witnesses, both marine scientists at Polaris Applied Sciences, covered oil spill safety during adjudication proceedings.
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Robust planning will help ensure terminal safety

Experts during the adjudication proceedings described the very low risk of incident at the proposed Vancouver Energy terminal, as well as the safety measures and emergency response plans in place to ensure the project's safety.
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Safety a priority in terminal design, operations

Vancouver Energy’s witnesses on Day Two of the adjudicative proceedings described the proposed crude-oil-by-rail terminal’s operations and design, as well as its land use applications.
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