Posts Tagged: Railroads


The Master Resource Report 2014-07-11 Oklahoma earthquakes Last week the Wall Street Journal had an article that looked at the jump in magnitude 3 and above quakes that have been registered in Oklahoma. Temblors in Oklahoma used to be rare. Before 2008, the state experienced just one earthquake of magnitude 3 or larger each year…. Read more »


The Master Resource Report 2014-06-13 The Bakken’s radioactive problem When you talk to folks who have visited or worked in the booming oil fields of North Dakota they report it being like the Wild, Wild West. And like any gold rush period government and environmental regulation enforcement runs way behind the curve. Associated Press: People… Read more »


The Master Resource Report 2014-03-14 Quick look at the Bakken data just released The North Dakota Dept. of Mineral Resources released the January production data yesterday. So here is a quick look at what it shows. Next week’s report will look at it in more detail. The graphs below illustrate what happens when the new… Read more »


The Master Resource Report 2014-03-07 Walmart’s new super truck Walmart unveiled its latest effort to keep the goods flowing to their thousands of stores as fuel price climb. The video below shows off the new Walmart Advanced Vehicle Experience truck. The new concept (that means it may never actually make it to the road)  Walmart… Read more »


The Master Resource Report 2013-09-20 Natural gas in storage The EIA yesterday reported that working gas in storage had a net increase of 46 Bcf over last week. This put the volume of gas in storage 5.4% below last year and 0.5% above the 5 year average shown by the black line in the graph… Read more »