Bakken Crude - What?
May 30, 2015
Crude oil produced in North America’s booming Bakken region may be more flammable and therefore more dangerous to ship by rail than crude from other areas, a U.S. regulator said after studying the question for four months.
Bakken Crude and the Steps to Make Transport Safer - Read More
Article on Aliceville, Al derailment on November 8, 2013 involving crude originating from the Bakken shale region - Read More
Smoke rises from a number of cars that derailed and exploded from a train carrying crude oil in Aliceville, in western Alabama, early November 8, 2013, as pictured in this still image taken from video courtesy of WBMA/abc3340.com. Those cars, which threw flames 300 feet into the night sky, are being left to burn down, which could take up to 24 hours, according to the train owner, Genesee & Wyoming. REUTERS/WBMA/abc3340.com/Handout via Reuters