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.
Keystone Mining News
The blowout in the price spread between Canadian heavy and U.S. light crude isn't narrowing substantially any time soon.
Company said having route approval in Nebraska and the necessary commercial support for the pipeline brings it closer to a final investment decision.
State has approved controversial project but insisted on alternative route, could add further complications.
The fall was driven by a flood of shale natural gas supply and renewable power increasingly displacing coal, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said.
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.
Operating Engineers in the U.S. and Canada stand ready to build this essential piece of North American energy infrastructure.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If accepted, the request would keep alive the possibility that Keystone could go ahead after next year’s presidential election in the U.S.
Ottawa hopes new emissions rules will get the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline one step closer to US State Department approval.
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).
Judges rule against landowners challenging Keystone XL's route through the state. It could speed Obama’s decision that’s been on hold.
The price tag for the pipeline has jumped nearly 50% during six years of delays.
Proponents of the project have long argued that even if Keystone XL, a proposed cross-border pipeline to link Canada's oil sands with Gulf Coast refineries, is not built, oil-sands crude will get to market via rail transport or other means
Pipelines, however, have proven to be neither an easier nor a cheaper solution.
Decision was based on the discovery of potentially dangerous construction defects, such as bad welds.
He is first US former president to urge the current administration reject TransCanada's pipeline.
There are two countries that could use this situation to the benefit if they play their cards wisely: Belarus and Canada.
The Obama administration began preparing its final review of Keystone XL's northern segment on Monday.
Rail to fill the "void" to the West Coast
Catalysts are a little like earthquakes: They shake things up.