Category: Keystone XL

Keystone’s billionaire foe urges review of ‘defective’ analysis

Billionaire Tom Steyer, a Democratic Party donor and Keystone XL foe, called on U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to begin a review of the “defective” environmental analysis on the pipeline released last week.  More »

What’s in State’s Keystone XL oil pipeline report

Here are the most important details in the State Department’s 11-volume report on the Keystone XL pipeline released Friday, the fifth environmental review released on the project since 2010.  More »

Keystone report reignites battle over pipeline’s impact

Keystone XL’s political proponents and environmental foes released a wave of responses to the long-awaited federal environmental review that dropped Friday afternoon.  More »

Pivotal Keystone XL study seen boosting chances for approval

The State Department on Friday said the Keystone XL pipeline is unlikely to dramatically boost demand for Canada’s oil sands, delivering a verdict that angered environmentalists even as it gave President Barack Obama the evidence he needs to approve the controversial project.  More »

Keystone report said likely to disappoint pipeline foes

The U.S. State Department is preparing to issue a report as soon as today that will probably disappoint environmental groups and opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline, according to people briefed on agency discussions.  More »

Long path ahead for Keystone XL pipeline

Even after the State Department releases a major environmental study of Keystone XL, it will be months before the Obama administration issues a final verdict on the the proposed pipeline.  More »

Nebraskans resist Keystone, spurning TransCanada’s checks (video)

While Calgary-based TransCanada Corp. has signed agreements with property owners in Montana and South Dakota along the Keystone XL pipeline’s proposed 1,179-mile route from Alberta, some families along the path through eastern Nebraska are holding out.  More »

Keystone opponents use rail constraints to urge pipeline’s rejection

Environmentalists are making an unusual argument in their attempt to stop the Keystone XL pipeline: that trains can’t move all the oil out of Canada.  More »

Keystone XL pressure mounts before State of the Union

President Barack Obama isn’t likely to utter a word about the controversial Keystone XL pipeline during his State of the Union address Tuesday night — but that isn’t stopping fans and foes of the project from pressing the issue as the White House puts the final touches on the speech.  More »

GOP senators demand decision on Keystone XL

Republican senators on Friday asked President Barack Obama to make a final decision soon on whether to permit the Keystone XL pipeline that would link Canada’s oil sands with Gulf Coast refineries.  More »

French oil CEO urges US to approve Keystone XL pipeline

Total SA (FP) urged the U.S. to approve the $5.4 billion Keystone XL pipeline to unplug a bottleneck that’s stalling the development of Canadian oil sands.  More »

Keystone XL helps crude prices rise

Natural gas futures shot up almost 6 percent as temperatures in many parts of the Northeast dropped.  More »