Union Pacific Honors Safe Chemical Transporters with Pinnacle Award

OMAHA, Neb., April 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific Railroad today announced that 70 companies have won the 2021 Pinnacle Award for their dedication and commitment to safely transporting chemicals by rail. 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.

"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. This award recognizes the work these companies do every single day to prevent releases and safeguard the communities where we all live and work," said Jacque Bendon, vice president-Industrial, Marketing and Sales.

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                         

El Dorado Chemical Co.

Afton Chemical Corporation                     

EnLink Midstream

American Synthetic Rubber 


Archer Daniels Midland Co.             

Foremark Performance Chemicals

Arkalon Ethanol LLC           

FutureFuel Chemical Company

Arkema Inc.                         

Gibson Energy

ASHTA Chemicals Inc.                                


Berryman Chemical Inc.                           

Howard Energy Partners


Indorama Ventures

Buckeye Pipeline Company                                       



International Chemical Company

Cargill Inc.                                                            

Irving Oil Limited

Chevron Phillips Chemical                                                 

Itafos Conda LLC

CHS Inc.                                                                  


CITGO Petroleum Corporation                                             

Keyera Corp.

Coffeyville Resources Nitrogen Fertilizers                                 

Koch Fertilizer LLC

Covestro LLC                                                              

Koch Methanol LLC

Cross Oil Refining and Marketing                                     

Koppers Inc.

Eco Energy                                                                   

Lotte Chemicals Louisiana LLC

Louis Dreyfus Company Grand Junction LLC        

Sulphuric Acid Trading Company

Martin Operating Partnership           

Targa Resources

MGP Ingredients          


Midwest Renewable Energy             

The Chemours Company


The Lubrizol Corporation

NOVA Chemicals      

The Plaza Group

Olin Corporation          

TotalEnergies Petrochemicals and


Refining USA Inc.

Phoenix Park Energy Marketing           

TPC Group

Ponderosa Petroleum     

U S Amines LTD

Reagent Chemical          

Valero Energy

Renewable Energy Group         

Veolia North America Regeneration and

Roehm America LLC     

Recovery Solutions

Sawtooth Caverns        

West Plains Propane Inc.

Solvay Chemicals                      

Wildcat Midstream Limited Partnership

Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy             

Williams Companies Inc.

Stepan Company                 

WRR Environmental Services

Union Pacific (NYSE: UNP) delivers the goods families and businesses use every day with safe, reliable and efficient service. Operating in 23 western states, the company connects its customers and communities to the global economy. Trains are the most environmentally responsible way to move freight, helping Union Pacific protect future generations. More information about Union Pacific is available at 

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