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Uproar over Keystone far outweighs pipeline’s potential effect, analysts say

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Both sides of the national furor over the Keystone XL Pipeline are reading too much into a recent government report on the pipeline’s environmental impact, and it’s possible that the political controversy has outgrown the proposed pipe itself, according to Wood Mackenzie.
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Cutting water use, costs, through teamwork

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Shale drilling could be more profitable and more environmentally friendly if companies were willing to put up with an ugly concept: Working with the competition.