U.S. Transportation Dept. Says Energy Companies Not Sharing Test Data on Bakken Oil

The Wall Street Journal (online registration required): Most energy companies operating in North Dakota's Bakken Shale haven't provided safety regulators with the requested testing data on crude oil they ship by rail across the country, the U.S. Transportation Department said Friday.

The department has been seeking the information since January as it investigates the severity of fires and explosions in recent oil-train derailments, including one Wednesday in Lynchburg, Va., which sent...

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