Warren Buffett and Carl Icahn are reaping the benefits of surging demand for railroad tank cars...

|By:, SA News Editor

Warren Buffett and Carl Icahn are reaping the benefits of surging demand for railroad tank cars to haul shale oil from beyond the reach of existing pipelines, as rail shipping has become the method of choice at new production sites because obtaining permits and rights-of-way can slow pipeline construction and make it more costly.