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All-in moment for Warren Buffett: As billionaire praises his BNSF, customers rail against delays

May 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW YORK — When American investor Warren Buffett addresses Berkshire Hathaway’s shareholders at the conglomerate’s annual meeting on Saturday, he is sure to laud the impressive growth of BNSF Railroad, his company’s largest-ever acquisition.
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BNSF to take bids to buy up to 5,000 safer oil railcars

February 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

BNSF Railway plans to buy its own fleet of up to 5,000 new crude oil tank cars with safety features that exceed the latest industry standards, the company, a unit of investor Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, said on Thursday.

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Warren Buffett backs TransCanada’s proposed oil pipeline

May 7, 2012 in The Daily Republic

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Billionaire Warren Buffett supports building the Keystone XL pipeline that TransCanada wants to build to carry Canadian oil south across the Great Plains to connect to Gulf Coast refineries.
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Oracle of Omaha Warren Buffett diagnosed with prostate cancer

April 17, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Warren Buffett, fondly known as the Oracle of Omaha, told his company’s shareholders in an open letter Tuesday that he has been diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer. Continue Reading