BNSF Railway Co. says it has increased its capacity to export crude oil out of the Williston Basin.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - BNSF Railway Co. says it has increased its capacity to export crude oil out of the Williston Basin.
The railroad says it can now ship up to 1 million barrels of oil daily from North Dakota and Montana.
BNSF says it is investing $197 million in this year on projects in North Dakota and Montana.
The railroad says it has hired more than 560 employees to fill existing and newly created positions in North Dakota and Montana.
The employees include crews to help deliver the inbound freight that supports drilling efforts and the outbound crude to markets throughout the U.S.