Regulator: US will have answers in weeks on recent railroad mishaps
WASHINGTON - Officials should know within weeks whether oil companies in North Dakota are properly testing and labeling the kinds of crude-by-rail shipments involved in a recent string of explosive accidents, a U.S. regulator told Reuters.
In recent weeks, regulators have sampled crude oil at wellheads and train loading stations to try and understand why that fuel seems more prone to explode than other types of crude.
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