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More pipe, more crude: North Dakota aims to double pipeline capacity; Enterprise helps

June 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota intends to nearly double its oil and gas pipeline capacity within two years as part of a plan to curb the wasteful flaring of natural gas in the bustling Bakken oilfield, the state’s governor said on Tuesday.
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New safety requirements set for Keystone pipeline

May 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Joan Lowy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Safety regulators have quietly placed two extra conditions on construction of TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL oil pipeline after learning of potentially dangerous construction defects involving the southern leg o…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Hoeven calls out Harry Reid in debate

May 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., decried U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid during an energy debate on Tuesday for stopping a vote on the Keystone XL pipeline project.

On Monday, Reid did not allow a vote on the controversial project af…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Keystone pipeline supporters seek quick Senate vote

April 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

By David Espo and Matthew Daly

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a struggle steeped in election-year politics, supporters of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline are seeking a swift Senate vote on legislation to approve construction of the project that enviro…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Documents link state-sponsored company, pipeline

April 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A state-sponsored company that directed millions of dollars from foreign investors to the idled Northern Beef Packers plant and other projects in South Dakota before running afoul of authorities also attempted to help finance the…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Jimmy Carter joins Keystone foes as both sides search for celebrity support

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Former President Jimmy Carter announced his opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline Wednesday, calling it a “linchpin for tar sands expansion and the increased pollution that will follow.”

Carter joined nine other Nobel laureat…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Democratic senators press Obama for Keystone XL decision by May 31

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Eleven U.S. Democratic senators on Thursday urged President Barack Obama to make a final decision on whether to approve TransCanada’s Keystone XL crude oil pipeline from Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast no later than May 31.

“We need a …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Democratic senators press Obama for Keystone XL decision by May 31

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Eleven U.S. Democratic senators on Thursday urged President Barack Obama to make a final decision on whether to approve TransCanada’s Keystone XL crude oil pipeline from Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast no later than May 31.

“We need a …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Crews cleaning up pipeline oil spill that leaked 400 barrels

March 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

ALEXANDER — Crews are cleaning up an oil spill in McKenzie County after an above-ground section of pipeline leaked, releasing about 400 barrels.
The spill occurred Thursday about six miles northeast of Alexander at a facility owned by Hiland Crude…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Crews cleaning up pipeline oil spill that leaked 400 barrels

March 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

ALEXANDER — Crews are cleaning up an oil spill in McKenzie County after an above-ground section of pipeline leaked, releasing about 400 barrels.
The spill occurred Thursday about six miles northeast of Alexander at a facility owned by Hiland Crude…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com