​Oil lubricates new rail strategies for North America

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The Bakken oil fields straddling Canada and the U.S. contain an estimated 7.4 billion barrels of oil. Even with the ongoing investigation into the causes of the deadly tank car disaster in Lac-Megantic Quebec, the primary transportation system for oil is via tank car and North America’s rail companies are rapidly building capacity.

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American Journal of Transportation