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TransCanada To Build Southern Portion Of Keystone XL Pipeline

TransCanada Corp. has announced plans to move forward with the construction of a $2.3 billion segment of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline running from an oil hub in Cushing, Oklahoma to refineries in Texas. The U.S. Department of State rejected the permit for the northern portion of the pipeline in January, and the firm [...]
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Pipeline Purchase, Re-Routing Likely to Succeed in Getting Tar Sands Oil to Market

US Politics / Liberal : Firedoglake (3 years ago)

Enbridge, a competitor to TransCanada, announced plans to purchase a controlling interest in an existing pipeline that runs from the Gulf of Mexico to Cushing, Oklahoma, and to reverse it, in an effort to transport tar sands oil to ... Read Post

What TransCanada’s CEO Is Not Saying About The Keystone Tar Sands Pipeline

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (2 years ago)

TransCanada has lobbied the U.S. government to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, hoping to transport the heavy, bitumen-laden tar sands crude oil to coastal refineries in Texas. The coproration’s Chief Executive Officer Russ Girling... Read Post

Eight Climb Into Trees to Stop Keystone XL Pipeline

US Politics / Liberal : Firedoglake (2 years ago)

A direct action group called Tar Sands Blockade has been harassing TransCanada and their efforts to build the lower half of the Keystone XL pipeline. That portion, from Cushing, Oklahoma to the port at the Gulf of Mexico in Texas, w... Read Post

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