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Two women sit outside the offices of the National Energy Board after locking themselves to the doors by placing bike locks around their necks, to protest the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion, in Vancouver, Canada, on Monday, Jan. 18, 2016. The proposed $5-billion expansion would nearly triple the capacity of the pipeline that carries crude oil from near Edmonton to the Vancouver area to be loaded on tankers and shipped overseas. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

US tribes oppose massive pipeline expansion in Canada

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Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain project would nearly triple pipeline capacity from 300,000 to 890,000 barrels of crude oil a day. It would carry oil from Alberta’s oil sands to the Vancouver area to be loaded on to barges and tankers for Asian and U.S. markets.
(Brent Lewin/Bloomberg)

Suncor to buy Canadian Oil Sands after increased bid

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Suncor, the country’s largest oil producer, raised it’s offer to 0.28 of its shares for every Canadian Oil Sands stock, according to a statement on Monday.
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An oil well owned an operated by Apache Corporation in the Permian Basin are viewed on February 5, 2015 in Garden City, Texas. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Oil companies scrap $380 billion in new projects, Wood Mac says

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The energy research firm’s dollar-figure estimate has nearly doubled since its first report on the matter last July, as oil prices crashed from around $60 a barrel in the summer to about $30 a barrel this week.
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Suncor, Canadian Oil Sands court investors as bid date nears

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Suncor has said it may walk away from the $3.1 billion bid if Canadian Oil Sands shareholders turn it down.
(Brent Lewin/Bloomberg)

Canadian oil sands meets possible suitors to counter Suncor bid

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Canadian Oil Sands Ltd. management has met with one other potential bidder for the company and plans to meet with three others in the next two weeks as it seeks alternatives to a $4.5 billion hostile takeover offer from Suncor Energy Inc.
U.S. President Barack Obama, flanked by Vice President Joe Biden (L) and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (R), at the White House November 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama rejects Keystone XL, saying pipeline wouldn’t create many jobs, lower gas prices or boost U.S. energy security

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The move ends — for now — a seven-year saga over 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

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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders joined prominent environmentalists in urging Obama to reject Keystone XL now — weeks before international climate negotiations.
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Money flooding out of Canada at fastest pace in developed world

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Crude oil, among the nation’s biggest exports, has collapsed to about half its 2014 peak.
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

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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.
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ConocoPhillips starts up deep oil sands project in Canada

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ConocoPhillips says it’s bringing up its first barrels of oil in a large Canadian oil sands project that has been under construction for five years.