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Trains from North Dakota will now carry more crude oil than Keystone XL would

(Source: Think Progress, December 13, 2013)

NEW YORK — A top official at North Dakota’s Mineral Resources Department said Thursday that as much as 90 percent of the state’s crude will move by freight rail in 2014, just one day before announcing record oil production of almost 1 million barrels per day — or approximately 5 percent of total U.S. oil consumption.

Full story: Think Progress

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

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