Bakken Crude More Dangerous to Ship Than Other Oil: U.S. By Angela Greiling Keane and Mark Drajem  Jan 2, 2014 2:42 PM ET Crude oil produced in North America’s Bakken region may be more flammable and therefore more dangerous to ship by rail than crude from other areas, a U.S. regulator said after studying the question for four months. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration announced its preliminary conclusion three days after a BNSF Railway Co. train carrying oil caught fire after a collision in Casselton, North Dakota. The North Dakota accident is the fourth major North American derailment in six months [Read more...]