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California getting more of its oil by rail

(Source: Los Angeles Times, September 26, 2013)

LOS ANGELES — Oil extracted from massive new fields in North Dakota and other states is rolling into California in growing quantities aboard long-haul freight trains, paralleling a surge in crude moving on rail across North America.

More than 200,000 barrels of crude per month were imported into California this summer, a fourfold increase from early 2012.

Full story: Los Angeles Times

Friday, September 27, 2013

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