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Canada to end tankers linked to Quebec explosion

Canada said Wednesday it was phasing out the type of rail tankers involved in last summer’s massive explosion of a runaway oil train that incinerated much of a town in Quebec, killing 47 people and prompting intense public pressure to make oil trains safer.  More »

Keystone opponents carve anti-pipeline message into field

Opponents of a proposed pipeline that would carry oil from Canada south to the Gulf Coast have stamped a massive message of resistance into a Nebraska field that is in the project’s path.  More »

Hundreds of activists rally at heated hearing on oil pipeline

Public debate grew heated Thursday about Enbridge Energy’s plan to nearly double the capacity of its Alberta Clipper pipeline across northern Minnesota.  More »

Apache to sell Canadian assets for $374M

Apache Corp. has struck a deal to sell oil and gas acreage in western Canada for $374 million, freeing up cash to reward investors with further share buybacks, the company said Monday.  More »

Keystone debate rages in Senate over health, climate effects

The fight over Keystone XL moved to the Senate on Thursday, as fans and foes of the pipeline battled over its link to climate change, the economy and U.S. security.  More »

U.S. more energy secure because of shale, chamber says

The United States became more energy secure in 2013 as the shale boom continued to pad domestic resources, according to an analysis by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.  More »

Official: Canadian oil won’t hurt ND production

The director of the North Dakota Pipeline Authority says proposed increases of crude from Canada’s oil sands likely won’t have an impact on the state’s soaring oil production.  More »

Is shale running short on ‘PowerBars’?

North America may be in the midst of an energy renaissance, but that could be slowed or derailed by several limitations, including nature.  More »

Canada can have edge on gas exports, official says

The United States’ speed in standing up projects to export American natural gas may depend on your vantage point. If you’re a Canadian worried about competing with American producers to sell natural gas overseas, U.S. regulators are moving at a quick pace.  More »

Canadian leader: Keystone XL decision coming soon

A final decision on Keystone XL could be coming “fairly soon,” Canadian Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver speculated Tuesday.  More »

Oil-sands cargos face tougher US rail-shipping rules

Train shipments of crude are under review across North America after a U.S. emergency order requiring new safety measures to prevent accidents.  More »

Rail projects boosting oil flow to California refineries

California, the third-biggest refining state in the U.S., is about to see a flood of oil by rail from places such as Canada and North Dakota as suppliers seek to tap a market isolated from the rest of the country.  More »
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