Category: Keystone XL

Feds meet with enviro groups as Keystone decision nears

As the State Department readies its final review of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, environmentalists on Monday stepped up their fight against the project.  More »

Keystone backers await report vital to pipeline’s fate

Supporters and foes of TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL pipeline are bracing for the release of an environmental analysis from the U.S. government that could determine the $5.4 billion project’s fate.  More »

Keystone South won’t deliver oil before mid-January

The company’s bulletin Thursday was “clarification to our customers.”  More »

Oil jumps on news of opening of Keystone’s southern leg

TransCanada said the southern leg of its Keystone XL pipeline should be operational early next month.  More »

Keystone foe Steyer brings fight to site of Obama pledge

As the U.S. prepares to release an environmental review of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, opponents are arguing that the project can’t meet a standard for carbon emissions that President Barack Obama set in June.  More »

Canada at crossroads in bid to become energy superpower

Canada’s bid to become what Prime Minister Stephen Harper calls an energy “superpower” is at risk as approval delays for new pipelines threaten an industry already hurt by high costs and rival production.  More »

Keystone foes target rail projects to thwart oil sands exports

Environmentalists opposed to the Keystone XL pipeline are expanding their fight against imports of Canadian heavy crude oil by trying to block rail projects that offer another way for it to enter the U.S.  More »

TransCanada pushes Keystone XL pipeline start to 2016

TransCanada Corp. pushed the start date for its $5.4 billion Keystone XL oil pipeline into 2016, the second delay this year as the company awaits U.S. approval for the project.  More »

Texas farmer wins entry of default in Keystone pipeline case

He is one of the last Texas landowners still battling Calgary-based TransCanada over the company’s use of eminent domain laws.  More »

TransCanada’s quarterly profit rises on higher power prices

TransCanada Corp., the Calgary-based company seeking to build the Keystone XL oil-sands pipeline, said third-quarter profit rose 30 percent as it took advantage of higher electricity prices.  More »

Exxon Mobil’s profit falls on refining income

Exxon Mobil Corp.’s quarterly profit fell 18 percent from last year, but the oil and gas giant still made nearly $8 billion in three months.  More »

Houston firm proposes sunflowers and Schwinns for Keystone XL’s pathway

SWA Group, a Houston-based architectural firm, has pitched a plan to the State Department and TransCanada Corp. to build a bike lane along the path of the Keystone XL pipeline.  More »

Obama will reject Keystone XL pipeline, former adviser says

Former White House climate change and energy adviser Carol Browner predicted Thursday that President Barack Obama will come down against the Keystone XL pipeline.  More »

Al Gore: Keystone XL is an ‘atrocity’

Former Vice President Al Gore on Thursday insisted that the proposed Keystone XL pipeline is an “atrocity” that must be rejected and likened the U.S. to a junkie in search of a fix.  More »

Keystone foes pledge sit-ins if pipeline advances

Critics of the Keystone XL pipeline say they’re still optimistic President Barack Obama will block TransCanada Corp.’s project. But to be sure, they’re organizing a nationwide civil-disobedience campaign to keep up the pressure should the U.S. State Department recommend Obama approve the project.  More »