Keystone pipeline’s path cuts across Indian country, history

September 19, 2012 at 2:32 am in The Daily Republic

CUSHING, Okla. In energy circles, the town of Cushing is well known as the hub used by New York oil traders to set the benchmark price for all U.S. crude oil. Row after row of giant oil storage tanks are lined up around a moribund downtown and a shopping strip. At the edge of town stands a sign made of white pipes declaring: “Pipeline Crossroads of the World.” Continue Reading