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Pipelines run toward oil storage tanks stand at the Enbridge Inc. Cushing storage terminal in Cushing, Oklahoma, U.S., on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)

Enbridge to cut 5 percent of workforce amid slump

Energy infrastructure giant Enbridge said late Monday it will lay off 500 workers and eliminate another 100 unfilled positions as the company looks to cut costs amid the oil slump.

Obama’s State Department rejects request to halt Keystone XL review

Although the move stopped short of a final decision on the $8 billion project, it was seen as paving the way for an eventual rejection of the proposed pipeline.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., left, with Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-OR., right, points to the Capitol building during a news conference on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Sanders: Obama should reject Keystone XL before Paris climate talks

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders joined prominent environmentalists in urging Obama to reject Keystone XL now — weeks before international climate negotiations.
Enbridge's Ajax cryogenic natural gas processing plant located in the Anadarko gas gathering system area near Wheeler, Texas. (Enbridge)

Enbridge Energy Partners moves more oil in third quarter

Enbridge Energy Partners said Monday that an increase in the amount of oil the company transported drove its third-quarter results higher this year.
Dump trucks loaded with oil sands drive through the Suncor Energy Inc. mine in this aerial photograph taken near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, on Thursday, June 4, 2015. (Ben Nelms/Bloomberg

Oil sands pipelines may be running out of room

Environmental activism is a major reason no new pipelines — including Keystone XL — have been built to transport oil sands crude away from Alberta since 2010, according to a new report.
Clean-up crew members from the environment ministry attempt to clear a pool of crude oil, leaked from a burst pipeline in the Arava desert, during the clean-up operation in the Evrona nature reserve near Eilat, Israel, on Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014. Ten days after the Trans-Israel pipeline burst, flooding the Evrona nature reserve with 5 million liters of crude oil, Israel's acting Environmental Protection Minister Ofir Akunis told the Cabinet Dec. 14 that 90 percent of the oil had been removed and the danger of it spreading to the Red Sea had been averted. Photographer: Ariel Jerozolimski/Bloomberg

Feds want tougher rules for oil pipelines

The U.S. Department of Transportation proposed expanding pipeline inspection requirements to include rural areas that are currently exempt and for companies to more closely analyze the results of their inspections.
(Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Holly Energy Partners buys Enbridge’s stake in Frontier line

Holly Energy Partners said Thursday it had bought out Enbridge’s 50 percent stake in the Frontier Pipeline for an undisclosed amount.
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(Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)

Enbridge moves into the black, but earnings still dip 24 percent

Enbridge said it is reviewing a potential transfer of its U.S. liquids pipelines into its Houston-based Enbridge Energy Partners master-limited partnership, but that current market conditions don’t support the move for now.
In this July 29, 2010, photo, oil and water flow down Ceresco Dam as oil spill clean up continues along the Kalamazoo River near Ceresco, Mich. (AP Photo/Detroit Frtee Press, Andre J. Jackson)

Michigan wants to ban heavy oil from an Enbridge pipeline running under a Great Lakes waterway

The Great Lakes would be at “greatest risk” from a spill of “diluted bitumen” oil from Canada’s tar sands region, according to Attorney General Bill Schuette and Department of Environmental Quality Director Dan Wyant, who led a yearlong task force studying pipeline issues.
(Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg)

Enbridge takes 5 percent stake in planned offshore LNG project

Houston’s Fairwood Peninsula Energy Corp. said Wednesday the pipeline company had purchased the small stake and agreed to assist in the development of its Delfin LNG project.