The U.S. Energy Information Administration shows that 52% of October oil production in the Bakken was distributed by rail versus only 38% by pipeline companies like Enbridge (NYSE:ENB). Plains All American Pipelines (NYSE:PAA) is one company that has been able to diversify through both tubes and rail, especially with around $1 billion in rail investment over the last few months. Check out what other companies have been positively or negatively affected by this trend by watching Motley Fool analyst Taylor Muckerman's video below.

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