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Exxon Mobil cleaning up small leak in Missouri

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About 42 gallons of crude oil spilled into the yard of a home.
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The Cushing, Okla., pipeline hub.

Enbridge expansion could turn into Keystone-like fight

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A new front may soon open in the battle over pipelines that transport Canadian oil to the U.S.
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Worker gets prison for damaging Pa. gas pipeline

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A former construction worker has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison for purposefully damaging a natural gas pipeline in central Pennsylvania.
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A crewman directs a pipe for the southern leg of TransCanada's Keystone XL project in Wood County, Texas. The northern leg has not yet received approval from the Obama administration. (Cody Duty / Houston Chronicle)

TransCanada says Keystone XL to be delayed

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The chief executive of TransCanada Corp. said Friday the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline will be in service months later than expected and cost more as it continues to await U.S. government approval.
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Michael Bishop poses with a pair of flags flying in protest of the planned Keystone XL pipeline, near the entrance to his property south of Douglass, Texas. His property is directly in the path of the project. 
(AP Photo/The Daily Sentinel, Andrew D. Brosig)

Texas farmer sues US Army Corps of Engineers over Keystone

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers failed to hold required public hearings before illegally granting permits that let TransCanada Corp. begin installing its Keystone XL pipeline in Texas and Oklahoma, a Texas farmer claimed in a federal court lawsuit.
The Sumas Pump Station and Terminal loacted in Abbotsford, British Columbia. Both facilities route crude oil from the Trans Mountain Pipeline mainline into Washington State via KMC's Puget Sound pipeline system. The terminal contains six storage tanks with an overall volume of 103,000 cubic meters  or 650,000 barrels. (Trans Mountain)

Kinder Morgan quietly plans West Coast pipeline expansion for oil sands

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As President Obama weighs the fate of the Keystone pipeline, a similar project connecting Canada’s oil sands to the West Coast — Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Pipeline — is quietly moving forward, little noticed in the United States.
Activists engage in civil disobedience Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at the White House in Washington, D.C., in hopes of pressuring President Barack Obama to reject the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press)

Activists threaten massive protests against Keystone

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If the State Department determines Keystone XL is in the national interest, it will unleash the “biggest burst of peaceful civil disobedience in modern history,” said Becky Bond, the political director of activist group CREDO.
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Keystone challenge rejected by Texas Supreme Court

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TransCanada Corp.’s power to condemn land as a common carrier won’t be reviewed by the Texas Supreme Court in one of four state-court challenges against the Keystone XL pipeline, which will carry Canadian tar-sands oil to the Texas coast
An unidentified man walks along oil pipelines belonging to Agip Oil company in Obrikom, Nigeria. AP Photo/George Osodi)

Shell shuts down Nigeria oil pipeline over thefts

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Royal Dutch Shell PLC says it has shut down a major pipeline in Nigeria’s oil-rich southern delta to remove points that thieves are using to steal crude from it.
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Rich Kinder of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners in control room at office at Company's offices. (Photo: Carlos Antonio Rios, Houston Chronicle)

Kinder Morgan quarterly earnings more than triple

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The Houston-based pipeline giant reported profits of $792 million for first quarter, up from $208 million for the same period last year.