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Crude Oil


The United States is soon expected to become the world’s largest oil producer and CSX is in the best position to serve the major East Coast refineries and terminals.

Key Facts:

In 2018, the U.S. surpassed Russia and Saudi Arabia to become the world's largest oil producer, and CSX Transportation (CSX) remains in the best position to provide crude-by-rail service to the major U.S. East Coast refineries and terminals. The combination of CSX’s superior operations, network speed and fluidity, and strong safety record is second to none in North America.

CSX’s premier route between the Midwest and Northeast has minimal grade, is fully PTC equipped and 286k lb capable, and is nearly all double track. This route enables the safe transportation of crude oil trains from Chicago to the New York Harbor market in less than 48 hours.

Flexible Solutions

CSX offers various crude by rail solutions to meet your needs in the dynamic marketplace. 

  • Refinery direct
  • Terminal solutions
  • Rail to pipe and pipe to rail 
  • Transloading

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