TransCanada Mining News

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.

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.

TransCanada Corp won’t be building Quebec Energy East terminal because of whales

TransCanada Corp. (TSX:TRP) confirmed Thursday that it no longer plans to build a terminal at Cacouna, Que., as part of its Energy East pipeline project, but says it’s looking for potential alternatives in the province.

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.

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.

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.

Canadian grain vs. Canadian oil

Some farmers accuse railways of loading more oil while allowing their crops to pile up.

Enbridge to pump $7bn into pipeline replacement

Biggest project in the company's history.

200 arrested at anti-Keystone protests

Protesters strapped themselves to White House gates.

American senators bash Keystone in Washington

Say 'the health impacts of tar sands oil are being ignored.'

Canadian oil could help fuel India

Husky Energy told analysts on Wednesday that the company had sold one million barrels of crude from its White Rose operation to an Indian refinery.

Support for Keystone waning among Canadians, poll suggests

British Columbia has become Keystone's least supportive region.

Kerry tells ‘Canadian friends’ all efforts are put into giving swift answer on Keystone

However, he also said the Obama administration won’t be rushed into making a decision on the controversial, and long-delayed, $5.4-billion Keystone XL pipeline.

Canada to US: Get us out of Keystone limbo

Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird told the US Chamber of Commerce that even a 'no' would be better than more delays.

Canada’s oil sands brace for conflict-ridden 2014

Brewing disputes with First Nations, claims of mercury pollution and increasing challenges for delivering oil to distant markets are only some of the issues oil sands producers will face this year.

American oil producer says it doesn't need Keystone pipeline

One of the companies that has signed up to ship crude through Keystone recently told Reuters that the pipeline was "no longer needed."

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.