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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.

Oil consumption outlook fuels further pipeline debate

Fossil-fuel-free future far off as world demand to increase, says the International Energy Agency.

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.

TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline costs up 30 pct to $15.7bn

The firm has filed an amended application, which makes nearly 700 changes to the route in response to concerns about environmentally sensitive areas.

No Keystone, No Problem: TransCanada Turns to Mexico Expansion – Bloomberg Business

Days after the U.S. spurned TransCanada Corp.’s proposal to expand its Keystone pipeline network across North America, Mexico opened its arms.

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.

Shell abandons oil sands project in Canada, takes $2bn charge

The decision to scrap the Carmon Creek project, said the company, was partially due to a lack of pipelines to coastal waters.

New study says Energy East Pipeline would hurt whales

Report claims that noise from tanker traffic causes heightened levels of stress for the North Atlantic right whale, hindering the mammal’s ability to communicate.

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.

Groups ask Gov’t to suspend TransCanada Corp’s Energy East pipeline application

More than 60 Canadian groups are urging the National Energy Board to suspend its review of TransCanada's application for its Energy East pipeline.

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.

Canadian premiers say Energy East pipeline a 'nation-building' exercise

Ontario and Alberta agree the controversial $12bn Energy East pipeline is a “nation-building” exercise and said they'd work together on the issue.

Quebec sets conditions for TransCanada as poll shows falling support for pipeline

TransCanada Corp’s key projects face increasing hurdles locally and across the border.

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.