Tag: Canadian Pipelines

Trans Mountain pipeline: Alberta urges NEB to OK project

Trans Mountain pipeline: Alberta urges NEB to OK project

Trans Mountain pipeline may mean higher value for Alberta oil EDMONTON _ Premier Rachel Notley says the proposed expansion of a pipeline to the B.C. coast is not just in Alberta’s best interests, but is the best thing for Canada as well. “Our government believes that this project is good for Albertans and good for […]

By January 12, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Trans Mountain pipeline project doesn’t meet B.C.’s 5 conditions, says minister

Trans Mountain pipeline project doesn’t meet B.C.’s 5 conditions, says minister

BC government continues to evaluate Trans Mountain pipeline project VANCOUVER _ Kinder Morgan is failing British Columbia’s test for proceeding with a proposed pipeline expansion, so far unable to prove it will meet key safety requirements or serve the province’s best interests, the environment minister says. Mary Polak said the company has not provided enough […]

By January 11, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Enbridge taken to Supreme Court of Canada over Line 9 pipeline

Enbridge taken to Supreme Court of Canada over Line 9 pipeline

Thames First Nation in legal battle with Enbridge, National Energy Board, Attorney General of Canada An Ontario first nation is taking its fight against a controversial pipeline that runs through one of Canada’s most populous corridors to the country’s top court. The legal battle over Line 9, which runs between Sarnia, Ont., and Montreal, pits […]

By January 11, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Protestors at Line 9 valve site disrupt operations in Ontario

Protestors at Line 9 valve site disrupt operations in Ontario

Line 9 pipeline offline for about 90 minutes SARNIA, Ont. _ Enbridge says its Line 9 pipeline was offline for about 90 minutes this morning after three activists locked themselves to a valve site east of Sarnia, Ont. Spokesman Graham White says the line was shut down remotely from Enbridge’s control centre as a safety […]

By December 21, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Trans Mountain price tag rising, but business case still strong: Kinder Morgan

Trans Mountain price tag rising, but business case still strong: Kinder Morgan

Trans Mountain pipeline may cost $6.8B CALGARY _The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is getting more expensive, but the company planning to build it says the economic case for the project is still strong. Kinder Morgan, the U.S. company behind the pipeline project, doesn’t yet have a formal estimate of how the price tag has changed […]

By November 20, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Enbridge cutting 500 US, Canadian jobs, leaving 100 positions unfilled

Enbridge cutting 500 US, Canadian jobs, leaving 100 positions unfilled

Cut represents five percent of Enbridge employees CALGARY _ Pipeline operator Enbridge (TSX:ENB) is cutting five per cent of its workforce as low oil prices continue to take their toll on the energy sector. The move affects 500 people at all levels of the company in the United States and Canada. The company says it […]

By November 16, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Crude by rail boom not a given after Keystone denial

Crude by rail boom not a given after Keystone denial

Crude by rail numbers also depend on oil prices, oilsands projects CALGARY _ Now that the Keystone XL pipeline has been rejected, it’s not a foregone conclusion that much of the 830,000 barrels a day that would have flowed through it will move on trains instead, industry watchers say. “I think that rail certainly will […]

By November 13, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Ban BC north coast oil tankers: Canadian Prime Minister

Ban BC north coast oil tankers: Canadian Prime Minister

BC north coast ban likely means death to Northern Gateway pipeline VANCOUVER _ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is moving forward with Liberal campaign promises to re-open the Kitsilano coast guard base in Vancouver and ban oil tanker traffic on British Columbia’s north coast. Trudeau has included the directives in a mandate letter to the federal […]

By November 13, 2015 1 Comments Read More →
Canadian oil pipeline reviews reformed to restore confidence: Gov’t

Canadian oil pipeline reviews reformed to restore confidence: Gov’t

Canadian oil pipelines needed to get oilsands oil overseas Reviews of new Canadian¬†oil pipeline projects will go through a “transition phase” while public confidence in the process is restored, says the¬†new minister of natural resources. But James Carr says he can’t provide details of how any reforms might affect reviews of the Energy East and […]

By November 13, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
In aftermath of Keystone XL rejection, no easy options for TransCanada

In aftermath of Keystone XL rejection, no easy options for TransCanada

Keystone permit denied by President Obama CALGARY _ Immediately after U.S. President Barack Obama denied a permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, TransCanada Corp. (TSX:TRP) vowed to review all of its options. Unfortunately for the Calgary-based company, none of those options are quick, simple or sure to succeed, according to a Washington, D.C., lawyer who […]

By November 11, 2015 0 Comments Read More →