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TransCanada moves forward on $2.4 billion NGTL expansion

TransCanada will spend $2.4 billion to expand its NGTL System, adding one billion cubic feet of daily shipping capacity, according to a statement Thursday.

Keystone Pipeline spill comes on eve of decision on Keystone XL

Amherst - After a drop in pressure was detected in its operating system in South Dakota, the Keystone Pipeline, operated by TransCanada, was shut down at 6:00 a.m. Thursday morning CST.

Expect massive protests over DAPL and Keystone XL pipelines

Native American rights groups are promising to lead a mass mobilization against the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines, saying they will resist and will not back down.

Trump signs order advancing Keystone XL and DAPL pipelines

President Trump will fulfill another campaign promise today, giving the oil industry more freedom to expand its infrastructure. Trump will sign an order to advance the construction of the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines.

Obama rejects Keystone XL pipeline

In an expected move, U.S. President Barack Obama officially rejected the Keystone XL pipeline project, which would have funneled Alberta oil to the Gulf Coast in Texas.

Eleven nervous Democrats push White House on Keystone XL

Washington - Today Pres. Obama continued to delay making a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline as more Democrats joined Republicans in calling for him to approve it for permitting

Keystone XL protesters being arrested by the dozen at White House

Washington - Protesters engaging in a coordinated act of civil disobedience have been arrested outside the White House while protesting the controversial Keystone XL pipeline proposal.

Natives vow ‘direct action’ to stop Keystone pipeline Special

The war over the controversial Keystone pipeline may soon leave legislative halls and courtrooms as native peoples are preparing to open a new front in the ongoing battle. Natives announced this month that direct action would be used as a last resort.

Keystone XL pipeline green lit by U.S. State Dept report

Washington - In a report released today the United States State department has found that the Keystone XL pipeline would not significantly contribute to greenhouse gas emissions.However,the project has yet to be fully approved by President Barack Obama.

Op-Ed: Alberta Clipper pipeline capacity expansion — Presidential permit

Calgary - Enbridge's Alberta Clipper Pipeline (Line 67) moves 450,000 barrels per day (bpd) of Alberta diluted bitumen from Alberta, Canada into the US. Enbridge Inc. plans to expand the capacity of the pipeline to 800,000 bpd, by installing new mainline pumps.

Pegasus pipeline leak is at least 80,000 gallons

Mayflower - Exxon- Mobil and the U.S Environmental Protection Agency are currently estimating the size of the Pegasus pipeline spill to be between 80 to 84,000 gallons but are still trying to pin down the damage of the bitumen leak.

Exxon Pegasus pipeline ruptures and spills Canadian bitumen

Mayflower - Exxon-Mobil is mobilizing all of their resources to clean up a rupture in the Pegasus pipeline which has caused thousands of gallons of Canadian bitumen fuel to evacuate 22 homes in what the U.S. Environmental Agency has categorised as a "major spill".

Obama pressured to make decision on Keystone XL pipeline

Washington - While Obama stressed the importance of the environment in his State of the Union speech, environmentalists are pressing him to prove it by rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline..

Judge orders temporary halt to Texas Keystone XL pipeline

Houston - Construction on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline has been temporarily halted by a Texas court after a landowner said TransCanada lied to him in order to obtain his land.

Op-Ed: Pipeline Protest Draws Thousands

Washington - Thousands rally outside the White House demanding President Barack Obama to reject the building of the Keystone XL pipeline that will carry crude oil from Alberta, Canada to the United States, on Sunday.

China and Canada meet for Keystone XL pipeline partnership

China has been looking at Canada's oil, gas and minerals for quite awhile now, desperately needing resources for its rapidly expanding nation. Calling it a "win-win" energy pact, China feels the oil partnership would become a global example.

Obama administration to reject Keystone XL pipeline

Washington - The Obama White House is expected to announce on Wednesday its rejection of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline which would have delivered Alberta tar sands oil across the Ogallala aquifer to refineries along the Texas Gulf coast.

Keystone XL: Thousands gather to protest around the White House

Washington - An estimated 10,000 demonstrators gathered around the White House Sunday to protest plans for TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline.

Dozens of Keystone XL pipeline protesters arrested in Canada

Ottawa - Beginning with a mid-morning solidarity rally on Monday, hundreds of protesters in Ottawa, Canada faced risk of arrest as they followed with a demonstration on Parliament Hill against the TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline.

Docs show US gov’t bias to Keystone XL during environmental study

Washington - New documents reveal the US State Department was “doing favors” for TransCanada during a government review of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline and sheds light on a White House bias in favor of the pipeline.

Canada’s energy minister: Keystone XL critics threaten ‘security’

Toronto - Hollywood celebrities and prominent international voices against the proposed Keystone XL pipeline threaten Canada's "security" and hinder the government's goal of being the dominant energy supplier for North America, states a leading Canadian official.

Tar sands pipeline final assessment: ‘No significant impacts’

Washington - The US Department of State has issued its final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) regarding a controversial tar sands oil pipeline, Keystone XL pipeline, stating the Keystone XL would have “no significant impacts” as it travels from Canada to Texas

Arrests mount in DC demonstration over Keystone XL pipeline

Washington - A final environmental assessment of TransCanada’s controversial Keystone XL pipeline is expected to be released today by the US State Department, and with mounting protests over the project, environmental groups are almost certain of its approval.

Tar sands protest begins Saturday at White House

Washington - The controversial Keystone XL pipeline which would carry 700,000 barrels per day of tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada to refineries along the Texas Gulf coast has environmentalists planning a 2-week protest at the White House beginning Saturday.
 

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Truck carrying pipe fo part of XL pipeline
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Stacks of pipe are stored at the pipe yard for the Houston Lateral Project  a component of the Keyst...
Stacks of pipe are stored at the pipe yard for the Houston Lateral Project, a component of the Keystone pipeline system in Houston
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Tar sands protesters  flag in Canada.
Tar sands protesters' flag in Canada.
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A picture of Calgary in the evening.
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Pipeline pigging  shown here at TransCanada’s Maple Compressor Station  in Ontario  Canada  is an ...
Pipeline pigging, shown here at TransCanada’s Maple Compressor Station, in Ontario, Canada, is an in-line inspection procedure we undertake to check the internal condition of our pipelines.
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Keystone XL pipeline protester.
Keystone XL pipeline protester.
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