Two Key Canada-To-US Oil Pipelines Hit By Disruptions

Dec 06 2018

Share this article:Two major pipelines carrying oil from Canada to the United States were hit by weather-related disruptions on Nov. 4, the latest hit to Canada’s oil industry just days after the Alberta government announced forced cuts in crude production. …

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Michigan senate approves bill to replace Great Lakes twin pipelines

Dec 05 2018

Share this article:The Michigan senate have voted in favour of a deal to replace a contentious 65-year-old oil pipeline in the Great Lakes. A new authority will oversee the construction and operation of a tunnel that the pipeline will reside …

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PUC considers future of Enbridge Line 3 oil pipeline

Nov 19 2018

Share this article:ST. PAUL, Minn. (KMSP) – State regulators will consider the future of the controversial Enbridge Line 3 oil pipeline at a meeting Monday. Last month, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission formally approved a request by Enbridge Energy to …

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North Dakota regulators seek to fine TigerSwan up to $2M

Nov 16 2018

Share this article:BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota regulators are seeking up to $2 million in fines from a North Carolina company that handled security for the developer of the heavily protested Dakota Access oil pipeline. The figure is in an …

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A judge just dealt a potentially fatal blow to Keystone XL

Nov 15 2018

Share this article:After a slew of climate-friendly ballot initiatives went down in flames on Election Day in Arizona, Colorado and Washington, greens needed something to cheer them up. Days later the good news came in the form of a possibly …

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Open season for Phillips 66’ crude oil pipeline systems

Nov 12 2018

Share this article:Phillips 66 and Bridger Pipeline LLC have announced a joint open season for the proposed Liberty Pipeline, which will provide shippers the opportunity to secure crude oil transportation service from the Rockies and Bakken production areas to Corpus …

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US judge halts construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline

Nov 09 2018

Share this article:A federal judge in Montana halted construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline on Thursday on the grounds that the U.S. government did not complete a full analysis of the environmental impact of the TransCanada project. The ruling …

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Michigan pipeline project uncertain after U.S. election

Nov 08 2018

Share this article:One of Sarnia’s chemical valley companies is bracing for a challenge following the U.S. midterm elections. Only a month after outgoing Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder made a deal with Enbridge to run their new, upgraded Line 5 pipeline …

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Open season for potential Cushing-to-Houston crude oil pipeline

Nov 06 2018

Share this article:Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. and Navigator Energy Services have announced the launch of an open season to jointly assess customer interest to transport various grades of light crude oil and condensate from Cushing, Oklahoma to Houston, Texas. All …

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TransCanada considers JV and asset sales to fund Keystone XL project

Nov 05 2018

Share this article:Canadian pipeline operator TransCanada is reportedly looking to pursue joint ventures (JVs) and divestments to secure funds for the construction of its $8bn Keystone XL crude oil pipeline. The company is assessing all financing options for the 830,000bbl/d …

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