The increase of U.S. oil production in non-traditional oil-producing regions, combined with the lack of pipeline infrastructure in those same areas, has triggered a modern-day railroad boom. While energy investors might focus on the midstream companies and refiners that are adding rail cars and unloading facilities to their operations, traditional railroad companies are experiencing the boom as well. In this video, Fool.com contributor Aimee Duffy takes a break from discussing rail and her favorite energy companies to talk with Tyler Crowe about a more traditional player.

Domestic oil and gas service companies have taken a hit in the recent past because of a slowdown in the natural gas drilling boom of the past couple of years. As this market looks to rebound, investors would be wise to consider Halliburton, one of the top companies in the business and one of those most in tune with the domestic market. To access The Motley Fool's new premium research report on this industry stalwart, simply click here now and learn everything you need to know about how Halliburton is positioning itself both at home and abroad.


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