Tag: Energy East Pipeline

NEB ‘modernization’  – not just low oil prices, opposition – makes TransCanada skittish, say experts

NEB ‘modernization’ – not just low oil prices, opposition – makes TransCanada skittish, say experts

Regulator change creates uncertainty, which combines with low oil prices, higher gas prices, politics to make TransCanada slow down on Energy East pipeline The National Energy Board has granted TransCanada’s request for a 30-day suspension of the review for the Energy East and Eastern Mainline pipelines. Some critics of the Trudeau Government’s “modernization” of the […]

By September 12, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Alberta must stop shying away from oil sands, pipeline politics and engage rest of Canada

Alberta must stop shying away from oil sands, pipeline politics and engage rest of Canada

National energy strategy gives Alberta framework within which to work out compromise between energy development, climate change I’ve never understood why so many Albertans complain about the “politics” around energy, as if we could someone wave a magic wand and make the oil sands and pipelines apolitical. This is such a silly attitude. Civic politicians will […]

Will someone please give Kevin O’Leary a lesson in Pipeline 101?

Will someone please give Kevin O’Leary a lesson in Pipeline 101?

Kevin O’Leary proposal for a national referendum on pipelines impractical, impossible, inefficient and just plain dumb A national referendum on pipelines? If Kevin O’Leary pitched this ridiculous idea to his old reality show, CBC’s the Dragon Den, the investors would be “out” before the end of the sales presentation. O’Leary – still hinting he might run for the […]

By September 15, 2016 2 Comments Read More →
Jim Carr says NEB should decide fate of TransCanada pipeline panel

Jim Carr says NEB should decide fate of TransCanada pipeline panel

Critics look to get rid of two members of TransCanada pipeline panel By David Ljunggren OTTAWA, Sept 9 (Reuters) – Canada on Friday indicated it would not press the country’s energy regulator to remove members from a three-person panel looking into TransCanada Corp’s proposed Energy East pipeline despite protests over their actions. Canadian Energy Minister Jim […]

By September 9, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Stop saying climate policies supposed to grant ‘social license’ for Energy East pipeline

Stop saying climate policies supposed to grant ‘social license’ for Energy East pipeline

Neither industry nor government has ever said climate policies were quid pro quo for pipeline social license Judging by the hysteria surrounding the arrest of a few protestors at Monday’s Energy East hearings in Montreal, Canadian pipeline boosters have completely missed the point of social license, which is why we should stop listening to them. Here are […]

Pipeline success, not Leap Manifesto, will determine Notley’s future in 2019

Pipeline success, not Leap Manifesto, will determine Notley’s future in 2019

NDP convention resolutions routinely ignored by Saskatchewan NDP governments, why not Alberta? Wow, wasn’t that some convention this weekend? Rachel Notley was thundering for pipelines. The federal NDP responded by endorsing the schizo-anarchist climate change strategy charmingly dubbed the “Leap Manifesto.” Some pundits are already writing the Alberta premier’s political obituary and she hasn’t been in office […]

Energy East pipeline proposal drawing fire from local environmentalists

Energy East pipeline proposal drawing fire from local environmentalists

Energy East would transport 1.1 million b/d of Western Canada crude oil through Quebec LEVIS, Que. – As Luc Villeneuve begins talking to a reporter about his renewable energy foundation, he is abruptly interrupted outside the conference room where public hearings on Energy East are taking place. “You didn’t come here in an electric car, did you?” […]