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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.

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.

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.

Canada’s Territories hold massive shale oil reserves similar to US Bakken field

Energy regulator says it holds as much as 200 billion barrels of shale oil reserves, comparable to North Dakota’s thriving Bakken field.

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.

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.

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.

Alberta, B.C. mulling oil transport options in case pipelines never built

Rail to fill the "void" to the West Coast

TransCanada $12bn west-east pipeline to create 10,000 jobs—report

Report prepared by Deloitte & Touche shows the pipeline could also generate $10 billion in GDP just in the construction phase.

Keystone XL allowed across Texas family farm

Ruling eliminates one of the last obstacles to completion of the Canadian oil-sands duct's southern leg.

TransCanada going ahead with west-east oil pipeline

It will move 1.1 million barrels of crude per day from Alberta to New Brunswick

TransCanada to build a $5 billion gas pipeline for Progress Energy

The Prince Rupert Gas Transmission project is expected to have an initial capacity of about 2 billion cubic feet of gas per day.