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Searchers dig through the rubble for victims of the inferno in Lac-Megantic, Quebec on Monday as firefighter continue to hose down tanker cars to prevent explosions. A runaway train derailed igniting tanker cars carrying crude oil early Saturday.

When oil goes boom: Pipeline advocates say Quebec railroad disaster involving ND crude points to need for Keystone XL

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By Amy Dalrymple / Forum News Service

WILLISTON — The Bakken crude involved in the deadly train derailment and explosion in Quebec represents only a fraction of the oil shipped by rail from North Dakota each day.

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About 675,000 barrels of Bakken

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