63 Chem Shippers Reach UP Pinnacle

Written by Marybeth Luczak, Executive Editor
UP presents its annual safety award to chemical customers who implement release prevention protocols, corrective action plans, and have zero non-accident releases of regulated hazardous materials shipments.

UP presents its annual safety award to chemical customers who implement release prevention protocols, corrective action plans, and have zero non-accident releases of regulated hazardous materials shipments.

Union Pacific (UP) has recognized 63 chemical shippers for their dedication to safety with the 2020 Pinnacle Award.

The annual award honors customers who implement release prevention protocols, corrective action plans, and have zero non-accident releases (NARs) of regulated hazardous materials shipments, according to the Class I railroad. (See the 2020 list of recipients below).

Jacque Bendon, UP

“We applaud this year’s Pinnacle Award winners for their commitment to eliminating railcar chemical releases and thank them for their continued collaboration to safely move chemical products through the communities where we live and work,” said Jacque Bendon, Vice President-Industrial for UP, whose Hazardous Materials Supply Team supports shippers with joint rail safety training programs and railcar inspections.

And the honorees are:

• Afton Chemical Corporation
• Arkema Inc.
• Indorama Ventures
• BASF
• Bayer CropScience
• Berryman Chemical Inc.
• BP
• Celanese
• ChampionX
• Chevron Phillips Chemical
• Cross Oil and Refining
• DuPont Specialty Products USA LLC
• Dyno Nobel Inc.
• Eastman Chemical Company
• El Dorado Chemical Co.
• Elbow River Marketing Ltd
• Enlink Midstream
• ERCO Worldwide
• Factor Gas Liquids Inc.
• Foremark Performance Chemicals
• Formosa Plastics Corporation
• Georgia Pacific Chemicals LLC
• Golden Gate SET Petroleum Partners of NV
• Howard Energy Partners GT Logistics Terminal
• HJ Baker Sulphur LLC
• HollyFrontier Refining
• Ineos Phenol
• International Chemical Company
• International Raw Materials LTD
• Itafos Conda LLC
• Kemira
• Kennecott Utah Copper
• KMTEX
• Koch Fertilizer
• Koppers Inc.
• Louis Dreyfus Company Grand Junction LLC
• Manly Terminal LLC
• Marathon Petroleum Corp.
• Martin Operating Partnership LP
• Messer LLC
• Mexichem Fluor
• Murex LLC
• Nan Ya Plastics Corporation America
• NGL Supply Wholesale LLC
• NorFalco Sales Glencore Canada Corporation
• NOVA Chemicals
• Nutrien
• Phoenix Park Energy
• Roehm America LLC
• SNF Holding Company
• Shell Petroleum Inc.
• Shintech, Inc.
• Solvay Chemicals Inc.
• Stepan Company
• Sulphuric Acid Trading Company Inc.
• Tessenderlo Kerley Inc.
• Texmark Chemicals Inc.
• The Chemours Company
• Univar Solutions USA Inc.
• US Magnesium LLC
• Valero Marketing and Trading Company
• Veolia Regeneration Services
• Williams Companies Inc.

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