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January 09, 2014 06:30 ET

Bakken Crude Train Derailment Fuels Rail-Versus-Pipeline Debate, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwired - Jan 9, 2014) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The Bakken Shale formation has seen a high rate of development in the past five years, and the growth is showing no signs of stopping. As with any play, however, the hydrocarbons in the ground mean nothing if there is no way to get that product to refiners or gas processors. Because of several recent, highly publicized incidents of Bakken crude-carrying trains derailing and causing massive fires or spills, support for pipelines is increasing.

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