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One in five Bakken oil samples improperly classified, House subcommittee told

(Source: Star Tribune, February 26, 2014)

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Tests of crude oil taken from North Dakota’s Bakken Formation found that nearly one in five samples may have been improperly classified for shipment, a federal regulator said Wednesday. Cynthia Quarterman, the leader of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), testified to a House subcommittee that 58 samples of Bakken crude inspected for proper classification uncovered 11 potential violations.

Full story: Star Tribune

Thursday, February 27, 2014

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