Jeff sent me an update, at this link, from Fox Business:
Barge operator Kirby Corp. (KEX) said Thursday that it is shipping crude from the Bakken Shale to refiners in Louisiana through the Mississippi River.Go to the link for the full story.
The Houston-based company is believed to be the first barge operator to use America's most famous river as a highway for oil from the land-locked Bakken, ...
Kirby during last weekend loaded on its barges at St. Louis a unit-train of Bakken oil that had arrived by rail. The barges take a week to travel down the Mississippi River to bring the oil to the Baton Rouge, LA, area, said company spokesman Steve Holcomb.