The accident about 30 miles west of Fargo happened when a train carrying soybeans derailed in front of a BNSF oil train, causing that train to also derail and set off a fire that could be seen from nearly 10 miles away.
The deal marks the end of a six-year federal probe into the company’s activities in two Middle Eastern countries, which found the U.S.-based subsidiary “took steps to disguise” its overseas dealings for several years.
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