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Union Pacific honors safe chemical transporters

May 9, 2022
70 companies earn 2021 Pinnacle Awards for dedication, commitment to safe transportation of chemicals by rail

Union Pacific Railroad recently recognized 70 companies with 2021 Pinnacle Awards for their dedication and commitment to safely transporting chemicals by rail.

The annual award honors customers who implement release prevention protocols and corrective action plans, and have zero non-accident releases (NARs) of regulated hazardous materials shipments, the railroad said.

“Union Pacific is honored to partner with companies that share our commitment to the safe transportation of chemicals and, in the process, the protection of the environment,” said Jacque Bendon, vice president of industrial marketing and sales. “This award recognizes the work these companies do every single day to prevent releases and safeguard the communities where we all live and work.”

Union Pacific’s Hazardous Materials Safety team supports customers with joint rail safety training programs and rail car inspections.

The 2021 Pinnacle Award winners are:

  • Aeropres Corporation                        
  • Afton Chemical Corporation                    
  • American Synthetic Rubber
  • Archer Daniels Midland         
  • Arkalon Ethanol    
  • Arkema                 
  • ASHTA Chemicals
  • Berryman Chemical
  • BP
  • Buckeye Pipeline Company
  • CALAMCO   
  • Cargill
  • Chevron Phillips Chemical
  • CHS
  • CITGO Petroleum Corporation
  • Coffeyville Resources Nitrogen Fertilizers
  • Covestro
  • Cross Oil Refining and Marketing
  • Eco Energy
  • El Dorado Chemical
  • EnLink Midstream
  • ExxonMobil
  • Foremark Performance Chemicals
  • FutureFuel Chemical Company
  • Gibson Energy
  • HELM U.S. Corp.
  • Howard Energy Partners                                                     
  • Indorama Ventures
  • INEOS Oxide                                                   
  • International Chemical Company
  • Irving Oil Limited
  • Itafos Conda
  • Kemira
  • Keyera Corp.
  • Koch Fertilizer                                           
  • Koch Methanol
  • Koppers
  • Lotte Chemicals Louisiana
  • Louis Dreyfus Company Grand Junction     
  • Martin Operating Partnership          
  • MGP Ingredients         
  • Midwest Renewable Energy            
  • NorFalco           
  • NOVA Chemicals     
  • Olin Corporation         
  • Phoenix Park Energy Marketing          
  • Ponderosa Petroleum    
  • Reagent Chemical         
  • Renewable Energy Group        
  • Roehm America   
  • Sawtooth Caverns       
  • Solvay Chemicals                     
  • Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy            
  • Stepan Company
  • Sulphuric Acid Trading Company
  • Targa Resources
  • Targray
  • The Chemours Company
  • The Lubrizol Corporation
  • The Plaza Group
  • TotalEnergies Petrochemicals and Refining USA
  • TPC Group
  • U.S. Amines
  • Valero Energy
  • Veolia North America Regeneration and Recovery Solutions
  • West Plains Propane
  • Wildcat Midstream Limited Partnership
  • Williams Companies
  • WRR Environmental Services
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