Mike Lee & Jim Polson, Bloomberg.com, Feb 27, 2012
TransCanada Corp. (TRP) will proceed with building a $2.3 billion segment of its Keystone XL oil pipeline from Oklahoma to the Texas coast so that it isn’t delayed by U.S. approval for the rest of the line.
Jeffrey Simpson, Globe and Mail, Feb. 25, 2012
Canada’s bitumen resources have a problem, and neither the companies that wish to exploit bitumen or the governments trying to help them seem to understand it.
By Glenn Evans, News Journal, Longview TX, February 25, 2012
A judge in Paris ruled Friday that work on the Keystone XL Pipeline could proceed through the northernmost of 18 Texas counties on its route to the Gulf Coast.
Ray Grigg, Shades of Green, Courier Islander, Feb 25 2012
Enbridge's proposal to build a 1,172 km Northern Gateway pipeline from Alberta to Kitimat through some of the most challenging and remote territory on the planet exposes wild rivers, landscapes and a pristine BC coast to inevitable oil spills. This is the most obvious argument against building this project. But a closer and deeper scrutiny reveals more fundamental flaws that are not immediately obvious.
Rebecca Leber, ThinkProgress, Nation of Change, Feb 25 2012
By Gordon Hamilton, Vancouver Sun, February 24, 2012
Follows similar amount last year to promote development at Kitimat and northern pipeline
Transport Canada, 20 Feb 2012
4. SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION
Nathan VanderKlippe, Globe and Mail, Feb. 23, 2012
By Robyn Allan, Vancouver Sun, February 23, 2012
It is regrettable that Gerry Angevine of the Fraser Institute didn't do his homework and actually read the Enbridge documents submitted to the National Energy Board regarding the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline (Proposed pipeline to have no effect on gas prices, Issues & Ideas, Feb. 20).
By Kim Murphy, Los Angeles Times, February 21, 2012
Much of the focus behind Canada’s push to build a new oil pipeline to the West Coast has been to diversify its markets, to reduce its reliance on the U.S. as a customer. The Canadian government says it wants to start selling oil to China and South Korea.
By Rebecca Penty, Postmedia News, February 22, 2012
Kinder Morgan announces plans for $3.8-billion expansion of Trans Mountain line
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP said Tuesday it will move ahead with planning a $3.8-billion proposed twinning of its Trans Mountain oil pipeline to connect growing oilsands production with Canada's West Coast for export, after receiving strong and binding commitments from shippers.
BOB WEBER, The Canadian Press, Feb. 19, 2012
One of the world’s top climate scientists has calculated that emissions from Alberta’s oil sands are unlikely to make a big difference to global warming and that the real threat to the planet comes from burning coal.
Shawn McCarthy, Globe and Mail, Feb. 19, 2012
OTTAWA— North America’s crude market is increasingly diverging from the international scene, as rising U.S. production and weak demand pose long-term challenges for Canadian-based oil companies.
By John Balentine, keepmecurrent.com, February 19 2012
PORTLAND – As a proposal to build an oil pipeline from Canada to the Gulf Coast has emerged as a contentious issue on the national political scene, a similar debate has started locally, regarding an existing pipeline that runs from the tank farms in South Portland and through the Lakes Region.
Jen Gerson, Calgary Herald, Feb 12 2012
In 2010, a major pipeline burst in Michigan, spilling millions of litres of oil into the Kalamazoo River. That was followed by international antioi-lsands campaign that pressured U.S. President Barack Obama to indefinitely stall the construction of the Keystone XL pipe to Cushing, Okla. Now, crude pipelines are the polarizing cause du jour.
QMI Agency, 19 Feb 2012
B.C.'s Skeena Queen Charlotte Regional District became the second local government in less than a week to pass a resolution opposing the Enbridge Northern Gateway project.
By Alan S. Hale, The Northern View, December 14, 2011
The City of Prince Rupert has released a draft of its written submission to the government hearings on the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline, which are set top begin next month.
Jeffrey Jones, Reuters, The Province, February 19, 2012
Enbridge Inc. opened the door on Friday to rerouting its planned Northern Gateway oil pipeline end point from Kitimat to Prince Rupert.
Andrew Nikiforuk, TheTyee.ca, Feb 18 2012
Pollution, bribes, more. Nikiforuk pries open the record of China's oil giant, business partner for Northern Gateway pipeline.
By Dan Healing, Postmedia News, Calgary Herald, February 15, 2012
CALGARY - Oilsands producer Cenovus Energy Inc. has reported sending its first shipment of crude oil to China last week.
By Lauren Benn, Terrace Standard, February 13, 2012
The city of Terrace now opposes the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline Project after a 5 - 2 vote during tonight's Feb. 13 council meeting.
Martin Sheer, Public News Service, February 9, 2012
PORTLAND, Maine - Concern is growing about a plan to pipe tar sands crude oil from Ontario to Portland - especially in the wake of the controversial postponement of a similar project, the Keystone X-L pipeline, by President Obama last month.
By Larry Pynn, Vancouver Sun, February 1, 2012
VANCOUVER — An Alaskan oil supertanker that regularly travels off the British Columbia coast developed a crack in its outer hull and is undergoing repairs while a U.S. Coast Guard investigation continues.
BOLD Nebraska, January 18, 2012
President Obama made the monumental announcement that he is denying TransCanada's permit request to build the Keystone XL export pipeline. BOLD thanks "all the farmers, ranchers, urbanites, treehuggers, grandmas, students, artists, business owners and everyone in between who made this happen. All of your work writing letters, sending emails, calling, getting arrested, surrounding the Governor's Mansion, and testifying at State Department hearings led to this right decision for our country, land and water."
To sign the card, please fill out the form on BOLD's website.
Shawn McCarthy & Nathan VanderKlippe, Globe and Mail, Jan. 18, 2012
OTTAWA, CALGARY — The Obama administration has turned down TransCanada Corp.’s (TRP-T41.89-0.47-1.11%) proposed Keystone XL project, but has invited the company to reapply for a permit once it has finished rerouting the pipeline around an ecologically sensitive area of Nebraska.