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After oil, natural gas may be next on North American rails

Irving Oil workers inspect rail cars carrying crude oil at the Irving Oil rail yard terminal in Saint John, New Brunswick in this March 9, 2014 file photo. REUTERS/Devaan Ingraham/Files

Irving Oil workers inspect rail cars carrying crude oil at the Irving Oil rail yard terminal in Saint John, New Brunswick in this March 9, 2014 file photo. REUTERS/Devaan Ingraham/Files

Irving Oil workers inspect rail cars carrying crude oil at the Irving Oil rail yard terminal in Saint John, New Brunswick in this March 9, 2014 file photo. REUTERS/Devaan Ingraham/Files
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Natural gas flares are seen at an oil pump site outside of Williston, North Dakota in this March 11, 2013 file photo.      REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/Files

Natural gas flares are seen at an oil pump site outside of Williston, North Dakota in this March 11, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/Files

Natural gas flares are seen at an oil pump site outside of Williston, North Dakota in this March 11, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/Files
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