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Pipeline integrity programs: Is a 5,000 barrel Keystone-style leak likely in Canada?

Pipeline integrity programs: Is a 5,000 barrel Keystone-style leak likely in Canada?

CEPA says pipeline integrity program begun in 2010 is showing results, data suggests pipeline leaks are declining Thanks, TransCanada, your timing couldn’t have been worse. Spilling 5,000 barrels of crude oil in South Dakota in mid-Nov. just as construction begins on the Trans Mountain Expansion pipeline has again stoked British Columbia pipeline opposition. But the […]

By December 12, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Damaged part of Keystone pipeline excavated, 1,065 barrels recovered

Damaged part of Keystone pipeline excavated, 1,065 barrels recovered

Keystone pipeline leak in South Dakota shuts down line TransCanada Corp has crews working day and night to clean up the 5,000 barrel oil spill from its Keystone pipeline leak in South Dakota. A state official told Reuters the company has dug up the damaged section of pipe.  Brian Walsh, an environmental scientist with the […]

By November 27, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Keystone clean up to take weeks, unsure restart date

Keystone clean up to take weeks, unsure restart date

Keystone pipeline leaked 5,000 barrels of oil in South Dakota South Dakota’s environmental regulator said the clean up of oil spill on the TransCanada Keystone pipeline in South Dakota could take several weeks, according to a Reuters report. Late last week, the pipeline that carries about 590,000 barrels per day of Alberta crude to US […]

By November 22, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Notley says TransCanada ‘cautiously optimistic’ after Keystone XL decision

Notley says TransCanada ‘cautiously optimistic’ after Keystone XL decision

Nebraska Public Service Commission approved Keystone XL Alberta Premier Rachel Notley said TransCanada Corp is “cautiously optimistic” about prospects for construction of the Keystone XL pipeline after Nebraska state officials gave the project the green light earlier this week. The Nebraska Public Service Commission approved the $8 billion project, however, it granted permission to build […]

By November 22, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
TransCanada shareholders shake off Keystone XL concerns, look to push forward

TransCanada shareholders shake off Keystone XL concerns, look to push forward

Keystone XL approved by Nebraska on Monday One day after the Nebraska Public Service Commission okayed an alternative route for the Keystone XL pipeline, some TransCanada investors are encouraging the company to follow through with the $8 billion project. The commission denied TransCanada’s preferred route, forcing the Calgary-based company to build the pipeline to the […]

By November 21, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Environmental and pro-pipeline groups, politicians all claim victory in Keystone XL decision

Environmental and pro-pipeline groups, politicians all claim victory in Keystone XL decision

Environmentalists vow to keep fighting until pipeline dead, even solar panel installation along Keystone XL route Monday’s decision by the Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC) to approve a Keystone XL route has project opponents and proponents claiming victory, while the company is adopting a cautious tone. The Nebraska PSC threw TransCanada a curve, voting against the proposed […]

By November 21, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Keystone XL pipeline route approved by Nebraska regulators

Keystone XL pipeline route approved by Nebraska regulators

Last big regulator hurdle to Keystone XL cleared On Monday, the Nebraska Public Service Commission announced it approved TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline through the state, but the route chosen is not the company’s preferred path. The 3-2 decision helps move forward the $8 billion project which will ship Alberta oil sands bitumen to refineries on […]

By November 20, 2017 2 Comments Read More →
TransCanada’s Keystone Pipeline leaks 5,000 barrels of oil just days before Nebraska decides its fate

TransCanada’s Keystone Pipeline leaks 5,000 barrels of oil just days before Nebraska decides its fate

TransCanada operates network of pipelines extending over 91,500 kilometres TransCanada crews safely shut down its Keystone pipeline at approximately 6 a.m. CST (5 a.m. MST) after a drop in pressure was detected in its operating system resulting from an oil leak that is under investigation, according to a press release. This comes just days before […]

By November 16, 2017 2 Comments Read More →
New service making Western Canadian natural gas to Ontario, U.S. more competitive

New service making Western Canadian natural gas to Ontario, U.S. more competitive

By 2020 TransCanada expects an additional delivery of 1 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day to key markets TransCanada Corporation announced its Canadian Mainline will began shipping additional Western Canada Sedimentary Basin natural gas to markets in Eastern Canada and the U.S. as part of its Long-Term Fixed Price (LTFP) service, according to […]

By November 3, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Cenovus appoints former TransCanada COO as new President & CEO

Cenovus appoints former TransCanada COO as new President & CEO

Experience spans corporate strategy, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, trading and marketing, and stakeholder relations Cenovus Energy Inc. announced the appointment of Alex Pourbaix as President & Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors, according to a press release. Pourbaix will start the role on Nov. 6. He replaces Brian Ferguson, who earlier […]

By October 31, 2017 0 Comments Read More →