Category: Keystone XL

Keystone delays disappoint Houston refining CEO

Delays of the Keystone XL pipeline appeared to be frustrating the CEO of one Gulf Coast refiner on Monday.  More »

Pew: Americans support Keystone, oppose hydraulic fracturing

Build the Keystone XL Pipeline. Squash greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. No more fracking. Americans, the biggest consumers of energy on the planet, have a complex relationship to the oil and gas industry, and it’s hard to know which way the wind is blowing public opinion.  More »

Canada PM won’t accept US rejection of Keystone pipeline

Canada’s prime minister said Thursday he “won’t take no for an answer” if the Obama administration rejects the controversial Keystone XL pipeline to the U.S. Gulf Coast.  More »

Oil pipeline foes celebrate barn in project’s path

Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline celebrated the completion of a barn built in the project’s expected path on Sunday while U.S. officials continue to weigh whether to approve the pipeline.  More »

Republicans could force Keystone XL approval with must-pass debt bill

House Republicans on Wednesday said they will use a must-pass debt bill to push for approval of the Keystone XL pipeline and tackle other energy issues.  More »

Keystone’s lobbying slugfest compared to big banking bill

The fight over the Keystone XL pipeline enters its sixth year this week with no signs of slowing down, making it one of Washington’s most protracted and pricey lobbying campaigns.  More »

Keystone soon will carry crude through Texas, with or without Obama

The president has delayed it. Protesters tried to stop it. But the Keystone XL pipeline is approaching a major finishing line anyway, setting the stage for a rush of new oil to move through Texas.  More »

Keystone XL protesters arrested in downtown Houston (video)

Three protesters have been arrested in downtown Houston after demonstrating against the Keystone XL pipeline outside of owner TransCanada’s headquarters nearby.  More »

Keystone XL proponents use pencils to make their point

When trying to persuade policymakers and politicians of your point of view, sometimes you need a prop. Supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline may have found theirs in a 14-inch pencil.  More »

Canada touts carbon pollution cuts as Keystone XL pressure builds

Pressure is building on Canada to find ways to lower its climate pollution in a bid to smooth the way for the Obama administration approval of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.  More »

Canadian official visits DC as Keystone lobbying escalates

Canada’s Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver said his nation wants to work with the U.S. to cut greenhouse-gas emissions, including from Alberta’s oil sands, the source of crude to be carried by the Keystone XL pipeline.  More »

Billionaire Steyer highlights exports in anti-Keystone ad

Billionaire investor Tom Steyer said he is backing a four-part, $1 million advertising campaign aimed at convincing viewers the Keystone XL pipeline will hurt the economy and communities and should be blocked.  More »

Keystone delays seen giving time for climate concessions

A decision on whether to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline may slip into next year, giving opponents time to marshal efforts against it while offering President Barack Obama a chance to wring concessions from Canada.  More »

Aerial photos show Keystone XL behind schedule, research firm says

The southern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline is running behind schedule, according to an aerial analysis by market research firm Genscape.  More »

Environmentalists: Keystone XL fails Obama’s test

Environmentalists on Thursday asserted that the proposed Keystone XL pipeline fails President Barack Obama’s test for approval, because it would exacerbate global warming.  More »