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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.
A pipeline company responsible for an oil spill three years ago in southwestern Michigan is moving forward with dredging activity as part of the cleanup.
While new pipeline projects may lessen the use of crude by rail transport to the Gulf Coast, railroads will continue to provide access to coastal refineries, becoming a permanent option for moving oil domestically, an EY Oil & Gas report said Wednesday.
The Sisters of Loretto had refused to let pipeline surveyors enter their property.
Valero and Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP have completed a $250 million, 141-mile pipeline that will transport refined petroleum products from plants just west of New Orleans, including Valero’s St. Charles refinery, to a petroleum transportation hub in Collins, Miss.
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.
Cristobal Sustaita didn’t know about the pipeline running underground near his West Texas home until it erupted into a fireball in 1976, burning to death five people including his wife and 20-month old son.
A trial date has been proposed for a federal lawsuit about a central Arkansas oil spill.
A pipeline company responsible for an oil spill three years ago in southwestern Michigan has received approval for some dredging activity as part of the cleanup.
Mary Lyman, executive director of the National Association of Publicly Traded Partnerships, says the U.S. energy boom has created opportunities to invest in domestic energy infrastructure, protecting consumers from volatile energy prices and stagnant job growth. One area ripe for investment are master limited partnerships, she says.