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"R ail opened a big new world for Canadian crude. Five years ago maybe ten refineries in the U.S. out of around fifty had run any Canadian crude, but now most have done it or have thought about it."

John Zahary, president of Altex Energy Ltd., which runs five rail terminal facilities in Western Canada that have a combined capacity of 100,000 barrels per day, discussing how shipping oil by rail has expanded the reach of Canadian crude.
- Calgary Herald (Financial Post)

On The Bookshelf
Barbara Theroux offers a preview of the 2015 Montana Book Festival


Mountain West Perspectives
Montana's two-year colleges revamp education to meet changing workplace demands


Mountain West Voices
Hear weekly stories from the Rocky Mountain West as gathered by Clay Scott

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