How the Bakken Oil Boom Impacts U.S. Supply Chains
CH Robinson Transportfolio
AUGUST 26, 2014
The oil and gas industry impacts freight transportation in four significant areas: Diesel Prices. Libya, Iraq, Russia, and Venezuela have all seen incredible political turmoil as significant oil producers, yet diesel prices have stayed in a tight range for the last 12 months and are currently $0.065 per gallon cheaper than this time last year. My brother-in-law lives within a half a mile of the main freight rail track in the Twin Cities.