With the coming North American oil boom ramping up, more and more companies are finding themselves without the midstream capabilities to transport all the oil they are producing. So, any transport company that can position itself for high volume now will have the deck stacked in its favor. Enbridge (NYSE: ENB) is preparing for just that. In this video, Motley Fool energy analyst Joel South tells us about two recent expansion plans for this midstream company. One is a pipeline connecting Edmonton, Alberta, into a network that can deliver crude oil to the Great Lakes region, in addition to running through TransCanada's (NYSE: TRP) Keystone XL pipeline. Another is a railroad designed to bring oil from the Bakken Shale east to Philadelphia.
Joel is a University of Washington graduate and covers energy and materials for The Motley Fool. Be sure to follow The Motley Fool's energy and materials Twitter for all your energy and materials coverage. Follow @tmfenergy