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Following New Regulations, Another Bakken Oil Train Derails

posted on May 8, 2015 at 3:16 PM

Following New Regulations, Another Bakken Oil Train Derails
Faulty axles on a train carrying grain are getting the majority of the blame for a December 2013 derailment in Cassleton, North Dakota. Full Story

Axles likely cause of Cassleton train derailment

posted on May 1, 2015 at 6:27 PM

Axles likely cause of Cassleton train derailment
Faulty axles on a train carrying grain are getting the majority of the blame for a December 2013 derailment in Cassleton, North Dakota. Full Story

Lower Oil Prices Lead to Lower Gas Prices for this Summer

posted on April 10, 2015 at 5:39 PM

Lower Oil Prices Lead to Lower Gas Prices for this Summer
With the peak driving season about to get in gear, the Energy Department predicts that U.S. motorists will pay the lowest summertime fuel costs in nearly six years Full Story

Oil boom produces jobs bonanza for archaeologists

posted on June 13, 2014 at 1:46 PM

Drilling crews are eager to plunge their equipment into the ground. Road builders are ready to start highway projects, and construction workers need to dig. But across the hyperactive oil fields of North Dakota, these and other groups have to... Full Story

BNSF plans to upgrade tanker fleet after accidents

posted on February 21, 2014 at 2:40 PM

BNSF Railway Co. said it intends to buy a fleet of 5,000 strengthened tank cars to haul oil and ethanol in a move that would set a higher benchmark for safety within an industry that's seen multiple major accidents. Full Story

Market to Market (March 23, 2012)

posted on March 23, 2012 at 7:41 PM

Market to Market (March 23, 2012)
Full Program: President Obama voices his support for a portion of a controversial oil pipeline. Private analysts gaze into the crystal ball prior to USDA's prospective plantings estimates. And thousands of workers migrate to North Dakota, where an oil boom is... Full Story

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