April 27, 2023
United Energy Trading Honored with 2022 Pinnacle Award by Union Pacific
UET recognized for their commitment to safe chemical transportation
DENVER (April 27, 2023) – United Energy Trading (UET),a pioneer in energy and sustainability markets, was honored with the Pinnacle Award by Union Pacific Railroad, for their commitment to safe chemical transportation. This award values organizations that release preventative protocols, corrective action plans and have zero non-accident releases of regulated hazardous materials shipments.
UET has made leaps and bounds since their expansion into the crude oil transportation space over a decade ago. UET started its rail journey as the first company to make unit rail shipments from the Bakken, Eagle Ford, and Denver-Julesburg basins to the Gulf Coast. This same trailblazer attitude has launched them forward as an industry leader in oil and gas, sustainability and responsible practices.
“Chemical transportation safety is the bare minimum standard for our field,” said Tom Smith, president of United Energy Trading. “We strive to be at the forefront of the constant evolution in our industry for the people around us. It is our job to execute daily operations with safety in mind to keep all communities protected.”
As a leading expert in the energy sector, UET has made it their mission to be a model example for the field. UET operates with extreme care and a commitment to the industry’s stakeholders to ensure each rail load arrives safely.
“Union Pacific is proud to honor these companies that share our commitment to the safe transportation of chemicals, which are used for things like cleaning drinking water and making household products,” said Jacque Bendon, vice president – Industrial, Marketing and Sales. “This annual award is our way of recognizing our customers who share our commitment to protecting the environment and the communities along our rail network.”
United Energy Trading shares the same values as Union Pacific: to deliver every tank car safely.
United Energy Trading is an energy marketing and logistics company, founded in 2002 to foster sustainable business as well as a sustainable future for all.
From solely purchasing carbon credits in 2014 to now being a 100% carbon neutral company, UET has been methodical and intentional with its integration of sustainable energy sources available for its clients. Specializing in Natural Gas Wholesale & Real, Renewable Crude Oil, and Refined Product Markets. Since, 2021 UET has been a carbon footprint offset company running 100% of its business on renewable energy, with the hope of making a greater impact and influence on its customers managing their own carbon emissions.