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US State Department sees ‘minimum’ impact from Keystone XL new route

The alternate route approved last year by Nebraska regulators is expected to have minor to moderate effects on three of the eight environmental categories the U.S. State Department assessed.

TransCanada gets enough commercial support to go ahead with Keystone XL

Company said having route approval in Nebraska and the necessary commercial support for the pipeline brings it closer to a final investment decision.

Nebraska OK's Keystone XL Pipeline, but more obstacles in the horizon

State has approved controversial project but insisted on alternative route, could add further complications.

US emissions dropped 1.7% last year

The fall was driven by a flood of shale natural gas supply and renewable power increasingly displacing coal, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said.

Donald Trump approves Keystone XL pipeline

He said the project would employ 28,000 people, with TransCanada predicting only 13,000 temporary construction jobs and the US State Department saying only 50 of them will be permanent positions.

US, Canadian engineers back Keystone XL application, urge swift approval

Operating Engineers in the U.S. and Canada stand ready to build this essential piece of North American energy infrastructure.

TransCanada submits new application for Keystone XL permit

The company has spent at least $2.5 billion on the project, whose total cost if built would be at least $10 billion due to delays and permitting costs.

Trump greenlights Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines

The US President has signed two separate orders that advance the construction of TransCanada’s Keystone XL and Energy Transfer Partners LP’s Dakota Access oil pipelines.

TransCanada posts $2.5bn loss in Q4 on Keystone XL charge

The net loss also included a number of other smaller items, partially offset by an increase in revenue to $2.85 billion from $2.62 billion.

How Obama’s Keystone XL decision could make Canada an attractive energy investment destination

U.S. President Barack Obama’s decision to reject TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL project doesn’t necessarily make Canada a more risky place for energy investment.

Obama ends seven-year saga: rejects TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline

The decision, confirmed this morning, puts an end to a seven-year saga that became one of the biggest environmental flashpoints of Obama's presidency.

TransCanada asks US to suspend Keystone XL pipeline review

If accepted, the request would keep alive the possibility that Keystone could go ahead after next year’s presidential election in the U.S.

How Canada's emissions cuts could spur Keystone XL pipeline approval

Ottawa hopes new emissions rules will get the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline one step closer to US State Department approval.

Energy regulator staff probed over handling of TransCanada safety violations

The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) probe centres on the alleged mishandling of claims of natural gas pipeline violations at TransCanada by engineers working for the energy regulator (NEB).

Nebraska court approves Keystone XL pipeline route

Judges rule against landowners challenging Keystone XL's route through the state. It could speed Obama’s decision that’s been on hold.

Obama’s ’Colbert’ show appearance no laughing matter for Canada’s oil patch

In the Monday night episode of “The Colbert Report,” the joke was on Canada’s oil industry. That’s because the featured guest appeared to take a dig at the industry’s long-awaited, long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline project.

Final decision on Keystone XL pipeline may end up in Nebraska’s hands

While most senators support the pipeline, a binding vote has not been held in the Senate under a Democratic majority since 2012.

Obama blasts Keystone as U.S. House votes in favour of approving it

Veto likely if passed by Congress.

TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline to cost $8 billion

The price tag for the pipeline has jumped nearly 50% during six years of delays.

Battle over Keystone XL lands before Nebraska Supreme Court

The court’s ruling could force President Obama’s hand in making a final decision whether to green light the stalled project.

Keystone pollution may be four times estimates: study

More oil from pipeline means more greenhouse gases.

Opposition, new safety rules to test the oil by rail model

Pipelines, however, have proven to be neither an easier nor a cheaper solution.

US imposes extra conditions for potential approval of Keystone XL pipeline

Decision was based on the discovery of potentially dangerous construction defects, such as bad welds.

Ex-US president Jimmy Carter comes out against Keystone XL

He is first US former president to urge the current administration reject TransCanada's pipeline.

Keystone XL begins carrying crude ahead of Obama’s final decision on pipeline

The Obama administration began preparing its final review of Keystone XL's northern segment on Monday.