Tag: Russ Girling

Energy East pipeline: Risky business gamble or Liberal regulatory, political machinations?

Energy East pipeline: Risky business gamble or Liberal regulatory, political machinations?

TransCanada blames “regulatory uncertainty” for Energy East withdrawal, evidence thus far supports that view Someone is lying about why the Energy East pipeline project was cancelled. Either it’s TransCanada, which blamed the “substantial uncertainty around the scope, timing and cost” of the federal review. Or it’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who on Saturday penned a […]

Alberta news brief July 7: 50% of Albertans opposed to carbon tax – Angus Reid

Alberta news brief July 7: 50% of Albertans opposed to carbon tax – Angus Reid

Albertans want government to “push back” against carbon tax,¬†Pengrowth Energy sells Swan Hills assets for $185 million Wall St. Journal article gets it wrong on Keystone XL crude oil shipper commitments A recent story in the Wall St. Journal claims TransCanada is having trouble finding customers for its controversial Keystone XL pipeline that is planned […]

Eco-activist arguments against Keystone XL pipeline are flawed

Eco-activist arguments against Keystone XL pipeline are flawed

If Canadian producers keep investing in new technology, Keystone XL could lower GHG intensity of heavy crudes refined on Gulf Coast In this Feb. 25, 2015 column I argued that a key point was being lost in the Keystone XL debate: Texas Gulf Coast refineries need 2.7 million b/d of heavy crude oil and they […]

Dear TransCanada: Patience, Obama will NEVER approve Keystone XL

Dear TransCanada: Patience, Obama will NEVER approve Keystone XL

Keystone XL has become political football between Obama, Democrats and Republicans TransCanada is asking – yet again – for President Obama to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, this time because of new climate friendly policies enacted by Alberta’s new socialist NDP government. “We are asking the U.S. State Department to consider these recent developments that […]