The Canadian proponent of the $10-billion Keystone XL crude pipeline says it remains committed to the project despite a Montana judge's ruling that it must pass a further environmental review. The Trudeau government, meantime, says it is "disappointed" about the news.
U.S. District Judge Brian Morris said in his decision Thursday that the U.S. government's analysis didn't fully study the cumulative effects of greenhouse gas emissions, the effects of current oil prices on the pipeline's viability or include updated modelling of potential oil spills.
U.S. President Donald Trump has just regaled another audience with a tall tale involving Canada, this one about a conversation involving the Keystone XL pipeline he insists never happened. Spoiler alert: it did happen, in his office, with cameras present to record it.
Western Canadian oil producers won’t need all of the new pipelines proposed by energy giants such as Kinder Morgan, Enbridge and TransCanada — at least not for a decade — according to oilpatch estimates featured in Tuesday’s federal budget.
TransCanada Corp. is going ahead with a $2.4-billion expansion of its NGTL natural gas system in Western Canada, the company said on Thursday, February 15, 2018, as it reported a swing to profitability in its fourth-quarter.
While TransCanada's Nebraska-bound Keystone XL pipeline locks in the commercial support it needs to proceed, Kinder Morgan's controversial Trans Mountain expansion has run into a snag that could delay its completion until 2020.