September 22, 2014

Oil, natural gas drilling benefits rail workers

railyard; train yard; yard

A lot is being written about reducing America’s dependence on foreign energy; and increased domestic exploration of crude oil and natural gas is paying meaningful dividends to railroads – and, by extension, to their workers, whose jobs, wages and benefits are being made more secure. In North Dakota, where the Bakken Shale reserve is being drilled, [...]