New Michigan panel to consider Great Lakes pipeline tunnel

Dec 19 2018

Share this article:TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A recently established state panel in Michigan could give final approval to a proposed oil pipeline tunnel beneath a crucial section of the Great Lakes. The Mackinac Straits Corridor Authority is scheduled to …

Posted in Industry News

GOP lawmakers prod Trump to fight court ruling that halted Keystone XL oil pipeline

Dec 18 2018

Share this article:Capitol Hill Republicans are calling for action from President Trump to get construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline back on track after a federal judge in Montana blocked the project last week. In a letter to the …

Posted in Industry News

‘BUILD THAT PIPE’: PROTESTERS RALLY IN SUPPORT OF OIL PIPELINES

Dec 17 2018

Share this article:Pipeline projects across the U.S. and Canada have long seen widespread opposition from environmentalist and indigenous rights groups. But on Sunday, hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Alberta, Canada, to support the resource industry and call for pipelines to …

Posted in Industry News

Michigan governor reaches final deal on Great Lakes pipeline

Dec 14 2018

Share this article:TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder’s administration said Thursday it had wrapped up negotiations with Enbridge Inc. on building a tunnel to contain an oil pipeline beneath a Great Lakes waterway. Snyder’s office released a …

Posted in Industry News

Oil pipeline foes look past regulators after another loss

Dec 14 2018

Share this article:ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Opponents of Enbridge Energy’s proposed Line 3 crude oil pipeline replacement are turning their attention to fighting the project on other fronts after a Minnesota regulatory panel took one of its final steps …

Posted in Industry News

Oil pipeline opponents look past Minnesota regulators

Dec 13 2018

Share this article:MINNEAPOLIS — Opponents of Enbridge Energy’s proposed Line 3 crude oil pipeline replacement may turn their attention to fighting the project on other fronts as a Minnesota regulatory panel prepares to take one of its final steps to …

Posted in Industry News

Enbridge Unveils North American Plans to Expand Oil, Natural Gas Pipeline Network

Dec 12 2018

Share this article:Enbridge Inc. has unveiled a $1.8 billion growth budget for its oil and natural gas pipelines, with additions at the northern and southern ends of the network in Alberta and the Gulf of Mexico region. An $800 million …

Posted in Industry News

Michigan House panel approves oil pipeline legislation

Dec 11 2018

Share this article:LANSING, Mich. — Legislation that would facilitate the replacement of an oil pipeline in the Great Lakes is a step closer to Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder’s desk. A Republican-led House panel approved the bill 3-0 Tuesday, with two …

Posted in Industry News

Michigan Senate OKs bill to enable pipeline deal

Dec 10 2018

Share this article:LANSING, MICH. — The Michigan Senate voted Dec. 5 to facilitate a deal to replace a contentious 65-year-old oil pipeline in the Great Lakes, approving legislation to empower a new authority to oversee the construction and operation of …

Posted in Industry News

Canada-To-US Oil Pipelines Restart After Weather Disruptions

Dec 07 2018

Share this article:NEW YORK—Two major pipelines carrying oil from Canada to the United States resumed operations on Nov. 5 after brief disruptions due to power outages from severe weather in Saskatchewan, Canada, a day earlier. A number of lines on …

Posted in Industry News