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Following last month’s North Dakota oil train derailment, the discussion over the safety of oil-by-rail transport has intensified among regulators, lawmakers and industry. During today’s OnPoint, Brigham McCown, former pipeline safety administrator at the Department of Transportation and now managing director of United Transportation Advisors, discusses potential risks associated with shipping oil by rail while industry awaits new tank car safety regulations. He also weighs in on how midstream companies should focus their infrastructure investments.