BNSF recognizes customers for excellence in product safety

May 23, 2019

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 23, 2019 – BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) recently honored 122 customers with the railroad’s annual Product Stewardship Award for the safe transportation of hazardous materials by rail during 2018. Companies receiving the award transported an established minimum of loaded tank cars of hazardous materials with zero non-accident releases during last year’s full transportation cycle. These customers also upheld the ethics of Product Stewardship under the American Chemistry Council’s Responsible Care® initiative.

“Safety is our number one priority at BNSF, so it is an honor to recognize customers who share our commitment to adhering to the highest safety standards,” said Katie Farmer, executive vice president, Operations. “By building strong partnerships with these customers, we can continue to ensure that moving hazardous materials by rail will remain the safest land transportation option.”

Several of this year’s recipients have been honored with a BNSF Stewardship Award in the past, including 32 companies that have won 10 or more years: Agrium U.S. Inc., Archer Daniels Midland Co., CF Industries Sales LLC, Chief Ethanol Fuels Inc., Citgo Petroleum Corp, Conoco Phillips Co., Eastman Chemical Co., Elbow River Marketing Ltd., Hess Corp., Huntsman Corp., JR Simplot Co., Kennecott Utah Copper Corp., Keyera Corp., Koch Industries Inc., Methanex Methanol LLC, Moose Jaw Refinery Partnership, Nebraska Energy LLC, Norfalco Sales Inc., Olin Corp., Orica USA Inc., PCS Sales (USA) Inc., Pembina Resource Services, Petrogas Energy Corp., Pioneer Oil LLC, Reagent Chemical & Research Inc., Solvay America Inc., South Hampton Resources Inc., Sunoco Inc., Targa Resources Inc., TexPar Energy LLC, The Chemours Company FC LLC, and Trenton Agri Products LLC.

Meridith Pearson with Occidental Chemical Corp. and BNSF’s Zac Roskilly.

Meridith Pearson with Occidental Chemical Corp. and BNSF’s Zac Roskilly.

The honorees for 2018 are:

Abe South Dakota LLC
Aberdeen Energy LLC
AdvanSix Inc.
Agrium U.S. Inc.
Albina Holdings Inc.
Alliance Energy Services LLC
AltaGas Ltd.
Altex Energy Ltd.
Amerigas Propane LP
Archer Daniels Midland Co.
Arlanxeo Canada Inc.
Blackwood Midstream LLC
Bonanza Bioenergy LLC
BP Amoco Chemicals Co.
Bridgeport Ethanol LLC
Bushmills Ethanol Inc.
Canadian Enterprise Gas Products Ltd.
Celanese Ltd.
Centennial Energy LLC
CF Industries Sales LLC
Chemtrade Logistics Inc.
Chief Ethanol Fuels Inc.
Citgo Petroleum Corp.
Clean Harbors Inc.
ConocoPhillips Co.
Crestwood West Coast LLC
Diversified CPC International Inc.
Eastman Chemical Co.
Elbow River Marketing Ltd.
Evonik Cyro LLC
Factor Gas Liquids Partnership
FlintHills Resources LP
Formosa Plastics Corp. USA
Freeport-McMoran Inc.
Genesis Energy LP
Gibson Gas Liquids Partnership
Golden Triangle Energy LLC
Green Plains Trade Group LLC
Hess Corp.
Huntsman Corp.
Husker Ag LLC
INEOS Styrolution America LLC
Ingevity Corp.
Inter Pipeline Ltd.
International Raw Materials Ltd.
Itafos Conda LLC
Jebro Inc.
Jefferson Canadian Crude Oil Marketing ULC
JR Simplot Co.
Jupiter Chemicals Inc.
Kemira Water Solutions Inc.
Kennecott Utah Copper Corp.
Keyera Corp.
Kiros Energy Marketing ULC
Kiva Energy Inc.
Koch Industries Inc.
Koopers Inc.
Lansing Trade Group LLC
Lion Oil Co.
Lubrizol Corp.

Marathon Petroleum Company LP
Markwest Energy Partners LP
Martin Product Sales LLC
MEGlobal Americas Inc.
Mercuria Energy Trading Inc.
Messer LLC
Methanex Methanol LLC
Mid America Agri Products
Moose Jaw Refinery Partnership
Murex N. A. Ltd.
Musket Corp.
Nebraska Corn Processing LLC
Nebraska Energy LLC
NGL Energy Partners LP
Norfalco Sales Inc.
Occidental Chemical Corp.
Olin Corp.
Orica USA Inc.
Owens Corning Sales Inc.
PBF Holding Company LLC
PCS Sales (USA) Inc.
Pembina Resource Services
Penoles Metals & Chemicals Inc.
Petrogas Energy Corp.
Philadelphia Energy Solutions LLC
Pioneer Oil LLC
Plainview Bioenergy LLC
Plymouth Energy LLC
Poet Ethanol Products
Ponderosa Petroleum Co.
Reagent Chemical & Research Inc.
Shintech Inc.
Sioux River Ethanol LLC
Siouxland Energy and Livestock
Solvay America Inc.
South Hampton Resources Inc.
Southern Chemical Corp.
St. Paul Park Refining Co. LLC
Statoil Marketing & Trading Inc.
Suit-Kote Corp
Sunoco Inc.
Superior Gas Liquids Partnership
Tamko Building Products Inc.
Targa Resources Inc.
Tessenderlo Kerley Inc.
TexPar Energy LLC
The Chemours Company FC LLC
The International Group, Inc.
Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA, Inc.
Trenton Agri Products LLC
Univar USA Inc.
US Oil and Refining Co.
Valero Marketing and Supply Co.
Vista Petroleum Services Inc.
WE Hereford LLC
Western States Asphalt LLC
Windstar LPG Inc.
Wright Asphalt Products Co.
Wyoming Refining
Yuma Ethanol LLC


About BNSF

BNSF Railway is one of North America’s leading freight transportation companies. BNSF operates approximately 32,500 route miles of track in 28 states and also operates in three Canadian provinces. BNSF is one of the top transporters of consumer goods, grain and agricultural products, low-sulfur coal, and industrial goods such as petroleum, chemicals, housing materials, food and beverages. BNSF’s shipments help feed, clothe, supply, and power American homes and businesses every day. BNSF and its employees have developed one of the most technologically advanced, and efficient railroads in the industry. We work continuously to improve the value of the safety, service, energy, and environmental benefits we provide to our customers and the communities we serve.