March 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
The long-awaited U.S. State Department report on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline confirms what project supporters have been saying for months: A state-of-the-art underground pipeline to carry Alberta tar sands crude oil from Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast is environmentally far safer than all other options available to transport the oil. Continue Reading
January 22, 2013 in The Daily Republic
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman approved a new route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline on Tuesday that avoids the state’s environmentally sensitive Sandhills region.
March 8, 2012 in The Daily Republic
WASHINGTON After lobbying by President Barack Obama and Senate Democratic leaders, the Senate Thursday defeated legislation to speed up construction of a U-S.-Canadian oil pipeline.
March 1, 2012 in The Daily Republic
President Obama recently announced his much anticipated decision on whether to approve the Keystone XL pipeline. Unfortunately, the president rejected the project, devastating tens of thousands of Americans who hoped to work on the pipeline. Continue Reading
January 21, 2012 in The Daily Republic
HOUSTON TransCanada Corp. may lag other energy infrastructure companies as it seeks new growth prospects following President Barack Obama’s rejection of its Keystone XL oil-sands crude pipeline. Continue Reading
January 19, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
TORONTO (AP) Canada is looking at alternatives for exporting its oil since U.S. President Barack Obama announced he was blocking a pipeline from Alberta to Texas.
January 11, 2012 in The Daily Republic
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) If the U.S. government doesn’t approve plans for the 1,700-mile Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to Texas, Canadian oil producers will look to Asian markets, a company executive said Tuesday.
January 2, 2012 in The Daily Republic
WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama and Congress are starting the election year locked in a tussle over a proposed 1,700-mile oil pipeline from Canada to Texas that will force the White House to make a politically risky choice between two key Democratic constituencies. Continue Reading
December 29, 2011 in The Daily Republic
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) The Canadian company that wants to build a $7 billion pipeline to carry tar sands oil across the Plains to refineries near the Gulf of Mexico now has an official map of environmentally sensitive areas to avoid in Nebraska. Continue Reading
December 12, 2011 in The Daily Republic
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Gov. Dave Heineman says he supports efforts to accelerate the federal approval process for a controversial crude oil pipeline through Nebraska. Continue Reading