Energy firms turning to rail for U.S. oil shipments

12/31/2012 | USA Today

Oil companies are relying more on U.S. railroads to ship petroleum products amid a lack of pipeline capacity and increasing production in energy fields. The companies cite rail’s ability to quickly meet booming demand, since terminals can be built in a matter of months, versus three to five years for pipelines to clear regulatory hurdles and be put into service, according to the North Dakota Pipeline Authority.

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