13 die as oil train explodes in Canadian town.

FT: A derailed runaway oil train devastates Lac-Mégantic in Quebec. “Rapidly rising quantities of crude produced in the Bakken shale in North Dakot a….and other new oilfields unlocked by new drilling techniques, as well as the oil sands of Alberta, are being transported by rail through North American population centres, because the newly producing regions lack sufficient pipeline connections to refineries.”