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Study of oil from deadly derailment points to Bakken crude’s volatility; more research is on the way

April 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — On July 6 last year, a train carrying crude oil from North Dakota to a refinery in eastern Canada was left parked on a hillside in Quebec. It rolled backward down the hill, derailing and crashing into a small town, with railcars burstin…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Study of oil from deadly derailment points to Bakken crude’s volatility; more research is on the way

April 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — On July 6 last year, a train carrying crude oil from North Dakota to a refinery in eastern Canada was left parked on a hillside in Quebec. It rolled backward down the hill, derailing and crashing into a small town, with railcars burstin…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

An empire’s ‘Plan B:’ Proposal would cut US out of Keystone XL project

March 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

SAINT JOHN, New Brunswick — Keystone XL, a pipeline proposal to pump Canadian oil sands through the heart of America, has alarmed environmentalists and become one of the most contentious issues of the Obama presidency. But there is a “Plan B” t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

An empire’s ‘Plan B:’ Proposal would cut US out of Keystone XL project

March 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

SAINT JOHN, New Brunswick — Keystone XL, a pipeline proposal to pump Canadian oil sands through the heart of America, has alarmed environmentalists and become one of the most contentious issues of the Obama presidency. But there is a “Plan B” t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hoeven, Canadian ambassador Doer stress need for Keystone XL, energy independence: Hoeven says energy ‘juggernaut’ could help in situations like Ukraine’s

March 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Canada’s ambassador to the United States joined U.S. Sen. John Hoeven here Wednesday in making a renewed push for the Keystone XL pipeline that awaits President Barack Obama’s approval, promoting it as key to achieving energy indepen…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hoeven, Canadian ambassador Doer stress need for Keystone XL, energy independence: Hoeven says energy ‘juggernaut’ could help in situations like Ukraine’s

March 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Canada’s ambassador to the United States joined U.S. Sen. John Hoeven here Wednesday in making a renewed push for the Keystone XL pipeline that awaits President Barack Obama’s approval, promoting it as key to achieving energy indepen…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

TransCanada to push on with Keystone XL as obstacles mount

February 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

TransCanada Corp said on Thursday that it will not back away from the controversial Keystone XL pipeline despite an unfavorable Nebraska court ruling and more than five years of political wrangling in Washington over the project.
Russ Girling, chief…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

TransCanada to push on with Keystone XL as obstacles mount

February 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

TransCanada Corp said on Thursday that it will not back away from the controversial Keystone XL pipeline despite an unfavorable Nebraska court ruling and more than five years of political wrangling in Washington over the project.
Russ Girling, chief…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Republicans seek Keystone XL approval; foes vow to risk arrest

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Dozens of Republican senators on Tuesday called on the White House to approve the Keystone XL pipeline as foes vowed to risk arrest at protests against the controversial project.

President Barack Obama will have the final say on whe…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Republicans seek Keystone XL approval; foes vow to risk arrest

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Dozens of Republican senators on Tuesday called on the White House to approve the Keystone XL pipeline as foes vowed to risk arrest at protests against the controversial project.

President Barack Obama will have the final say on whe…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com