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BNSF derailment threatens to delay Bakken oil deliveries

(Source: Bloomberg, January 24, 2014)

NEW YORK -- A BNSF Railway Co. train that derailed and blocked tracks in North Dakota may delay crude deliveries by as many as two days from the second-largest onshore oil producing state in the U.S. Eleven cars carrying corn derailed yesterday while switching tracks at Ross, North Dakota, said Steven Forsberg, a spokesman for BNSF in Fort Worth, Texas. Customers may see delays of 36 to 48 hours, the company said. The main track may reopen at 1 p.m. local time today, BNSF said on its website.

Full story: Bloomberg

Friday, January 24, 2014

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