Tag: Dakota Access Pipeline

Dakota Access protests poised to become political debacle for American oil and gas industry

Dakota Access protests poised to become political debacle for American oil and gas industry

Industry leaders, including Kelcy Warren, have mishandled Dakota Access pipeline protest right from the beginning Six weeks ago, I warned that the Dakota Access pipeline protest was going to be the next Keystone XL issue for the American oil and gas industry. I was wrong. It’s going to be much worse. Eco-activists have acknowledged that opposing […]

Dakota Access pipeline protest will continue through winter – Native American leaders

Dakota Access pipeline protest will continue through winter – Native American leaders

“Let’s reroute the pipeline. It doesn’t have to put our water at risk” – Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Dave Archambault II, Dakota Access pipeline protest (Reuters) – Native American leaders vowed on Saturday to protest through the winter against Dakota Access Pipeline they say threatens water resources and sacred lands and are weighing lawsuits over police […]

Dozens of Dakota Access pipeline demonstrators arrested Saturday

Dozens of Dakota Access pipeline demonstrators arrested Saturday

Around 300 protesters marched toward Dakota Access pipeline construction equipment and tried to breach a police line (Reuters) – More than 80 protesters were arrested on Saturday after clashing with police near the Dakota Access pipeline construction site in North Dakota, according to the local sheriff’s department, which said pepper spray was used on some […]

Industry needs to own its mistakes in Dakota Access pipeline protest

Industry needs to own its mistakes in Dakota Access pipeline protest

Dakota Access pipeline protest has already become Keystone XL sequel – promises to be bigger and worse for industry Last weekend, someone burned construction equipment at an Iowa site of the halted Dakota Access pipeline project. A blazing bulldozer is the perfect metaphor for the raging tire fire that is industry’s handling of what has become the next […]

Dakota Access pipeline protest quickly turning into quagmire for industry

Dakota Access pipeline protest quickly turning into quagmire for industry

Native groups and eco-activists appear to be settled in for a long fight with Energy Transfer Partners, industry Media pundits love to be right…unless they’re right about something they’ve warned about, and then that something comes true. Welcome to the Dakota Access pipeline standoff, the next chapter in the alliance between eco-activists and Native Americans. […]

Tribal service deals could help Dakota pipeline impasse – Whiting CEO

Tribal service deals could help Dakota pipeline impasse – Whiting CEO

 Federal regulators are expected to rule soon on whether the pipeline’s construction can proceed By Ernest Scheyder SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The chief executive of North Dakota’s largest oil producer, Whiting Petroleum Corp , says the standoff over the $3.7 billion Dakota Access pipeline could be solved by giving economic opportunities, including supply and delivery contracts, to […]

By September 28, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Dakota Access pipeline fight hangs over White House tribal summit

Dakota Access pipeline fight hangs over White House tribal summit

Jewell praised “the unprecedented solidarity” through weeks of “prayerful and peaceful assembly to make your voices heard” By Valerie Volcovici and Julia Harte WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration will soon ask federal agencies to require that Native American treaty rights be considered in decision-making on natural resource projects, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said on […]

By September 26, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Easy resolution unlikely for contentious Dakota Access pipeline

Easy resolution unlikely for contentious Dakota Access pipeline

Native American activists, environmentalists digging in for long protest over Dakota Access pipeline as winter approaches By Catherine Ngai and Ernest Scheyder (Reuters) NEW YORK/CANNON BALL, NORTH DAKOTA – A potential rerouting of a long-anticipated pipeline at the center of a protest in North Dakota would be a laborious and costly task, possibly delaying a startup by months and […]

By September 19, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Oil/gas industry’s Dakota Access pipeline strategy is risky and likely to fail

Oil/gas industry’s Dakota Access pipeline strategy is risky and likely to fail

Alliance of Native Americans and environmental groups could spell big trouble for industry, a la Keystone XL fiasco Energy Transfer Partners and the American Petroleum Institute have just made a huge strategic mistake with their handling of the Dakota Access pipeline protests. When the protests were just starting, there was opportunity for the pipeline company […]

By September 15, 2016 3 Comments Read More →
API, unions call for Obama to uphold laws in Dakota Access pipeline dispute

API, unions call for Obama to uphold laws in Dakota Access pipeline dispute

“We are deeply disturbed by the unprecedented action taken by President Obama to supersede the decision of a federal court judge” WASHINGTON – API President and CEO Jack Gerard and North America’s Building Trades Unions President Sean McGarvey highlighted the benefits of increased energy infrastructure and discussed recent administration actions surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline […]

By September 13, 2016 0 Comments Read More →