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North Dakota advances to Frozen Four

Natural gas flares are seen at an oil pump site outside of Williston, North Dakota in this March 11, 2013 file photo. Railroads and energy producers buoyed by a boom in hauling oil by rail in North America are now considering the same for the continent's vast supplies of natural gas, a move likely to attract intense scrutiny amid a series of explosive crude-by-rail accidents. To match Insight USA-RAILWAY/NATGAS REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/Files

Oil shale boom confounds forecasts as U.S. set to pass Russia, Saudi Arabia

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Four years into the shale revolution, the U.S. is on track to pass Russia and Saudi Arabia as the world's largest producer of crude oil, most analysts agree.


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