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Published January 31, 2014, 09:25 PM

The Crude Frontier: Rail takes lead role in oil boom: Market pressures, lack of pipelines make trains essential

GRAND FORKS - An oil boom in North Dakota has brought a flood of workers, infrastructure investment and tax revenues. But as production soared, it became increasingly difficult to move oil out of the region as pipeline capacity lagged behind. Enter trains.

By: John Hageman, Forum News Service, INFORUM

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