Keystone Oil Sands Pipeline Mining News

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.

Nebraska up in arms about TransCanada’s Keystone XL

While the cross-border outcome for TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline is still up in the air, U.S. opposition to the southern section currently under construction in Texas and Oklahoma is escalating.

Keystone XL opponents demand Obama reject pipeline

Less than two weeks after U.S. President Barack Obama was re-elected for a second term, thousands of protesters rallied in Washington Sunday asking him to reject the proposed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, which would transport crude oil from Canada to the U.S.

Obama energy adviser says doubts about Keystone XL remain

While Calgary-based TransCanada (TSX, NYSE:TRP) remains optimistic about its Keystone XL pipeline’s prospects, given Obama administration’s focus on moving the U.S. away from its dependence on foreign oil, uncertainties around the project remain.

TransCanada to build $1 billion pipeline in Mexico while being audited by Canadian regulators

TransCanada Corp. (TSX,NYSE:TRP) will invest about $1 billion in a new natural gas pipeline in Mexico after being granted a permit to contract to build, own and operate the duct by the country's federal power company, the Comision Federal de Electricidad or CFE.

TransCanada and Phoenix Energy join forces to build $3-billion pipeline

TransCanada Corp. (TSX, NYSE:TRP) and Phoenix Energy Holdings Ltd. have entered into a 50-50 partnership to build a $3-billion pipeline in Northern Alberta, one of the centres of Canada’s oil sands industry.

TransCanada shuts Keystone due to anomaly

Oil was trading higher Friday morning driven, in part, by TransCanada Corp's (TSX, NYSE:TRP) announcement yesterday that it was temporarily shutting down its existing Keystone pipeline after tests showed possible safety issues.

VIDEO: Keystone XL’s rivals try humour to win supporters

Opposition to TransCanada's (TSX, NYSE: TRP) Keystone XL oil pipeline has reached YouTube, where a recently posted video "We Quit You, Keystone XL (It's Not Us, It's You)" is getting thousands of views as it takes a witty approach to attracting more rivals to the project.

TransCanada’s Keystone XL a step closer after Texas ruling

TransCanada's Keystone XL oil pipeline won a small battle Wednesday night as a Texas judge ruled in favour of the firm passing through a farm, after the owner took the Canadian company to court.

Oil spill wake-up moment

Keeping track of all these pipelines is becoming a challenge. We have the proposed Keystone XL pipeline to the U.S. Gulf Coast, the planned Northern Gateway pipeline to the West Coast and the newly-minted Keystone Kops pipeline in Michigan.

President Obama to fast-track southern portion of Keystone XL Pipeline

President Barack Obama will announce tomorrow a fast tracking of the approval of the southern half of TransCanada's (TSX, NYSE: TRP) Keystone XL oil pipeline, CNN reports.

Oil sands glass is half full after Keystone XL southern stretch ok'd

In a move that should go a long away to relieve the oil glut in the US Midwest – the pricing point for US crude – TransCanada said on Monday it is going ahead with construction of the $2.3 billion southern leg of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Cushing Oklahoma to the US Gulf Coast.

The Sinopec File

Pollution, bribes, more. Nikiforuk pries open the record of China's oil giant, business partner for Northern Gateway pipeline, The Tyee reports.

The pipeline vs the farm: Keystone XL dealt setback

Could one family farm stop a multi-billion-dollar pipeline project from going ahead? Probably not, but a Texas family farm will at least have its day in court.

Keystone XL is the comeback kid

Republicans in the US Congress are once again attempting to force through the approval of the Keystone XL project, while the pipeline's backers TransCanada says it could receive approval early in 2013.

Government plays down oil sands document

The federal government disassociated itself on Thursday from an embarrassing official policy paper that said the country’s independent energy regulator, now studying a controversial oil pipeline, is in fact a government ally.

No Keystone XL means Canadian crude will stay dirt cheap

Caving to pressure from environmental groups, the Obama administration on Wednesday rejected the $7 billion-plus Keystone XL pipeline which would have carried 700,000 barrels of crude oil a day from the Alberta oil sands to refineries along the US Gulf coast. The lack of pipelines like Keystone has meant that Canadian crude sells for much cheaper than global oil – on Wednesday the discount widened to over $30.

Keystone XL decision coming today, U.S. media reports say

The U.S. State Department is set to announce Wednesday whether it will approve TransCanada's controversial Keystone XL pipeline extension, U.S. media are reporting.

Keystone decision sets environmental bar for Canada

Canada must follow the lead of U.S. President Barack Obama and reject the proposed Enbridge pipeline in favour of economic alternatives that protect communities and slow global warming, Sierra Club BC Executive Director George Heyman said today.

Keystone XL oil sands myths and half-truths

What do you really know about the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline? The one that would bring a certain type of oil, called oil sands or tar sands, from Canada to the United States?

Two-month tax decision pushes Keystone ‘to the brink’

TransCanada Corp.’s (TRP-T44.100.050.11%) controversial Keystone XL pipeline faces a growing risk of rejection after U.S. congressional leaders reached a deal late Thursday for a vote on a payroll tax bill that would force President Barack Obama to make a quick decision about the pipeline’s fate.

First cracks in Northern Gateway opposition as BC First Nation backs $5.5 billion pipeline

CBC News reports a British Columbia First Nation has announced it's backing the Northern Gateway pipeline project to ship oil sands crude to the West Coast, despite fierce opposition from dozens of other groups in the area.