21 min ago
Nanaimo Daily News
Anti-Keystone billionaire to launch a social media campaign against the pipeline
San Francisco billionaire Tom Steyer, a friend to Barack Obama and a major Democratic financier, is unveiling a social media campaign on Thursday that aims to rally the president's formidable online army of supporters against the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.
6 hrs ago
Prince George Citizen
TransCanada opens new office in P.G.
TransCanada PipeLines announced Tuesday that it is opening the doors to the public at a ceremony on Thursday.
10 hrs ago
Keystone XL won't use state-of-the-art spill technology
TransCanada swears that once the Keystone XL pipeline is operational, it will be totally safe.
14 hrs ago
Midday open thread
TransCanada Corp. , which says Keystone XL will be the safest pipeline ever built, isn't planning to use infrared sensors or fiber-optic cables to detect spills along the system's 2,000-mile path to Texas refineries from fields in Alberta.[...] The [U.S. Transportation] department is studying leak detection as it considers new rules to improve ... (more)
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Doing nothing is not an option
There is a growing imbalance between oil supply and delivery in Canada and doing nothing is not an option, the lawyer for the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers told a federal panel weighing the Northern Gateway project.
La Vista Sun
World-Herald editorial: Respect is key in pipeline debate
Pipeline opponents have turned out at public hearings in Nebraska, as have supporters of the project that has been proposed to carry tar sands oil from Canada to refineries on the Gulf Coast.
UPDATE 3-Major natgas pipeline explodes in Louisiana, area evacuated
A major natural gas pipeline exploded on Tuesday in Washington Parish, Louisiana, destroying a mobile home and causing an evacuation of the area but no injuries were reported, local officials said.
TransCanada Corporation (USA) (TRP) Looks East
Where will Canada's crude go? Efforts to build new pipelines are being blocked to the south and the west, so now TransCanada Corporation is looking east.
From red peril to green panic
For some years, America's armed forces, intelligence apparatus and police have listened into and infiltrated environmentalist groups .
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Conference Board: Pipeline pinch a threat to oil and gas services sector
The Conference Board of Canada says uncertainty over new pipeline projects poses a threat to Canadian companies that provide services to oil and gas producers.
The Washington Post
Keystone XL Pipeline Shuns High-Tech Oil Spill Detectors: Energy
TransCanada Corp., which says Keystone XL will be the safest pipeline ever built, isn't planning to use infrared sensors or fiber-optic cables to detect spills along the system's 2,000-mile path to Texas refineries from fields in Alberta.
Franklin County launches web page for TIF grants, scholarships
A new web page has been launched to help make it easier to apply for the Franklin County tax-increment financing grants and scholarships in the unorganized territory.
Cheapest Oil Exploration Target Is in Colombia: Real M&A
Petrominerales Ltd. 's debt load and 50 percent stock drop has created a bargain for energy companies looking to acquire assets in South America 's third-biggest oil producing country.
The Papillion Times
Company: Terror laws may apply to Keystone XL pipeline foes
Skirmishes between opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline and the company behind the project could be a preview of future tensions between construction crews and protesters in Nebraska.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Obama's Keystone Silence Is Driving Green-Activists Away
Wendy Abrams' opportunity came in the photo line. As she stepped up to take her picture with President Barack Obama during a fundraiser last month in Chicago , she made her pitch: How could a president who vowed to tackle climate change possibly approve the Keystone XL pipeline? Obama, she recalled, told her that environmental activists are too ... (more)
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Gas leak forces 34 from homes
Deputies in Richland and Franklin parishes have evacuated 34 people from approximately 17 residences and are working with gas companies in response to a gas leak in the area.
The OPOL Report: The sad, the shameful and the indefensible
I had a snarky comment about the 2nd Amendment, but this is just too sad for levity.
Qatar Firm Invests in Australia's LNG Industry
A company owned by Qatar's former finance minister has made a "major investment" into Australia's liquefied natural gas industry.
CIBC Reiterates Sector Outperform Rating for Transcanada
's stock had its "sector outperform" rating restated by CIBC in a research note issued on Friday, Stock Ratings Network.com reports.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Center for Sustainable Shale says it has nothing to hide
Since its public launch in March, the Center for Sustainable Shale Development and its partners have been the target of criticism , with the latest coming this week from the Buffalo-based research group Public Accountability Initiative.