The House of Representatives passed legislation Thursday that would speed construction of the Keystone XL pipeline — a largely symbolic measure with probably no chance of clearing the Democratic Senate and overcoming a presidential veto. More »
Wednesday’s congressional debate on the Keystone XL pipeline will be a forum for a host of other controversial topics, including climate change, oil spills and protectionist policy. More »
Oil pipelines, under attack from environmentalists, are essential to Canada’s economic growth just as railroads were in the 1880s, Enbridge Inc. (ENB) Chief Executive Officer Al Monaco said. More »
Tesoro cited a March diesel fuel spill involving the system.
The House Transportation Committee approved a measure that would allow construction of the Keystone XL pipeline without action by President Barack Obama, the third panel to push the pipeline bill this year. More »
Canada’s prime minister says a controversial oil pipeline from his country to the U.S. Gulf Coast “absolutely needs to go ahead” and warns that the oil will be transported through one way or the other. More »
A southwest Nebraska natural gas pipeline has been put back in limited operation since bursting earlier this month. More »
Exxon Mobil Corp. is challenging $1.7 million in penalties proposed by federal safety regulators who faulted the oil company over a 63,000-gallon crude oil spill into the Yellowstone River, according to documents released Monday by the U.S. Department of Transportation. More »
A Kansas City-based pipeline operator has agreed to a $7 billion merger with an affiliated company. More »
California regulators recommended Monday that Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pay a record $2.25 billion fine for decades of negligence that led to a deadly gas pipeline explosion that leveled a San Francisco Bay Area neighborhood. More »
E. Dendy Sloan, Colorado School of Mines professor emeritus, and his students spent years testing more than 2,000 chemicals, finally developing the first new kinetic hydrate inhibitors to prevent pipeline blockages. More »
Enterprise Products Partners will expand its crude oil storage and distribution system in Southeast Texas over the next 18 months.