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Thousands of oil train tankers soon to be deemed obsolete in the United States are unlikely get a second life in Canada's oil sands industry, undercutting a U.S. government forecast that the costly cars will continue in use in the energy ...
The proposed Keystone XL pipeline
to connect Canadian oilsands with U.S. refineries and ports could have a much larger impact on greenhouse gas emissions than previously assumed, according to a new study.
If the controversial pipeline
If it is ever built, the Keystone XL Pipeline
will exist for one reason: To move Canadian tar sands oil from remote Alberta to refineries in Texas.
For the U.S., controversy over the tar sands is about Keystone XL Pipeline
The proposed extension of a natural gas pipeline
that would run the length of Massachusetts is meeting stiff resistance from a broad coalition of residents, local governments, conservation and environmental organizations, and ...
Boards of selectmen hosting informational sessions. Residents packing town halls and school auditoriums to learn about a proposed natural gas pipeline
that would cross the state's northern hem, starting at the New York border and passing through ...
The City of Burnaby's refusal to co-operate with Kinder Morgan
has forced a seven-month delay in a National Energy Board review of the company's proposed expansion of its Trans Mountain pipeline
through British Columbia.
The NEB ...
Standing on a dirt road outside his aging barn, Walter Jaworski, a former veterinarian turned cattle rancher in this rural part of north-central Massachusetts, points south across his 200 acres of forest and pasture to a nearby tree line. If ...
It might be that the U.S. environmentalists’ long campaign against the proposed Keystone XL pipeline
is about to backfire. Canadian pipeline
operators are poised to implement an all-Canadian Plan B network of pipeline
s in place of the ill-fated ...
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government, which has failed to persuade President Barack Obama to approve TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL, is turning up the heat on the U.S. administration.
Finance Minister Joe Oliver, Natural ...
companies under federal jurisdiction such as Enbridge and Kinder Morgan
, which have plans for major oil projects to the west coast of B.C., must create funds to pay for abandoning pipeline
s by the start of next year.
The City of Vancouver wants the economic effects of climate change examined as part of a federal review of Kinder Morgan
’s $5.4-billion Trans Mountain pipeline
expansion.The city has filed a motion with the National Energy Board, arguing ...
Shale oil and shale gas development is helping give new life to parts of the country. But it could also be helping to do something more nefarious — contribute to smaller earthquakes by discharging millions of tons of wastewater that had been used ...
It was unseasonably warm Saturday when more than 300 people rallied against the expansion of the Kinder Morgan pipeline
and climate change at Westridge Park.The rally was a waypoint in a march that started earlier at Forest Grove Park. It ...
As rail shipments of crude oil have risen in Northern California, so has opposition in many communities along rail lines and near the refineries they supply.
Concerned about the potential safety and environmental hazards of 100-car ...
After countless marches, arrests, Congressional votes, and editorials, the five-and-a-half year battle over the controversial Keystone XL pipeline
is nearing its end. If a recent ruling in Nebraska doesn`t delay the decision further, America ...
Rapidly developing oil and gas production in North Dakota, Texas and other states is outpacing the construction of new pipeline
s and other infrastructure to carry those fuels to market, energy experts and former government officials warned ...
Now that the U.S. government has cleared the Keystone XL project of any dire environmental impact, attention is returning to why the pipeline
was needed in the first place: to get more Canadian oil to U.S. refineries.TransCanada Corp. ...
A rash of explosive accidents involving oil-bearing trains has led to a surprising number of headlines and high-profile comments directly linking the fiery derailments to the fate of the long-stalled Keystone XL oil pipeline
, the controversial ...
Keystone XL backers say the proliferation of alternative projects, such as one to carry oil-sands crude to a Canadian seaport that advanced yesterday, undercuts opponents who claim blocking the pipeline
will keep the high-carbon fossil fuel in ...
An environmental and economic review panel approved plans for a pipeline
and port project that, if built, will move oil from Alberta’s oil sands to tankers on Canada’s Pacific Coast.After approval stalled in Washington for the Keystone XL ...
Canada must be better prepared to respond to major oil spills if more crude starts to flow in pipeline
s to the country's Pacific Coast, a government panel said on Tuesday, as fears of a major marine disaster grow.
The report, by the ...
Organizers say more than 130 protests against climate change were staged across Canada Saturday, with the largest gathering held in Vancouver where participants showed their opposition to Enbridge's proposed Northern Gateway ...
The exploitation of the tar sands in Alberta, Canada - which may contain more oil than the entire world has consumed to date – has attracted considerable controversy lately. Massive expansion of tar sands operations are planned, but this cannot ...
The last time a Canadian Premier complained loudly about getting shortchanged in energy developments, he dug in his heels and made what turned out to be very lucrative deals for his province.
That was Newfoundland's Danny Williams, who ...
B.C. Premier Christy Clark says her province is moving closer to an agreement with Alberta that would lay a path for oil sands bitumen to reach B.C. ports.A series of high-level meetings are under way to discuss how the two provinces can ...