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Railroads have mutual benefit

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Record crude oil production in western North Dakota over the past 18 months quickly overwhelmed the capacity of existing pipelines. The growing supply of crude needed a means to get to refineries in the South and West. But permitting and constructing pipelines, an efficient way to transport large volumes of oil, takes time and can get tangled up in politics, as we saw in the Keystone XL pipeline case.

The best alternative: the railroad.

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