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Canadian oil-sands fate rests on conservative’s plan

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By Kevin Orland on 4/11/2019 CALGARY (Bloomberg) — Jason Kenney has had it with the passive approach to fighting for Canada’s energy sector. The United Conservative Party leader, likely to become premier of Alberta in elections next week, is promising lawsuits, boycotts and tax cuts to revive an oil industry under siege. Whether he can Read More

Trump signs orders targeting states’ power to slow energy projects

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CROSBY, Texas/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump signed two executive orders in the heart of the Texas energy hub on Wednesday targeting the power of states to delay natural gas, coal and oil projects as he looks to build support ahead of next year’s election. U.S. President Donald Trump displays an executive order he signed Read More

Trump eyes limit on U.S. state power over pipelines

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By Jennifer A. Dlouhy on 4/9/2019 Photo: U.S. onshore pipeline. WASHINGTON (Bloomberg) — Despite winning a federal approval in 2014, a 124-mi natural gas pipeline project from Pa. to N.Y. is still no closer to reality. Enter President Donald Trump, who on Wednesday is poised to issue an executive order to promote projects like the long-stalled Read More

Trump’s Keystone XL pipeline permit back in court as indigenous group files complaint

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By Robert Burnson and Alyza Sebenius on 4/7/2019 Photo: Trans Alaska pipeline crossing Koyukuk River. SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON (Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump’s permit to restart TransCanada Corp.’s halted Keystone XL pipeline receives backlash from conservation groups who urged a Montana federal court to toss out the new permit. In an earlier challenge to Read More

Trump tries fresh approach with long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday signed a new permission for TransCanada Corp to build the long-delayed Keystone pipeline for imports of Canadian oil, replacing his previous permits in a fresh attempt to get around the blocking of the $8 billion project by a court in Montana. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Read More

Trump to sign order seeking to clear gas pipeline hurdles: Kudlow

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Wednesday said the Trump administration would soon issue an executive order that would open the door for more natural gas pipelines and exports of liquefied natural gas, or LNG. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump arrives to speak at the National Republican Congressional Committee Annual Read More

Trump issues new permit for Keystone XL pipeline circumventing court order

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By Robert Tuttle and Jennifer A. Dlouhy on 3/31/2019 Photo: TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline proposed route. WASHINGTON (Bloomberg) — The move aims to undercut legal challenges to the $8 billion project, including a November ruling by a Montana-based district judge that faulted the State Department’s previous environmental analysis, according to a person familiar with the Read More

Keystone XL project critical to safely delivering energy to U.S.

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3/31/2019 Photo: Enbridge. WASHINGTON — The American Petroleum Institute issued a statement in support of President Trump’s issuance of a new Presidential permit for Keystone XL (KXL). This action reaffirms the national importance of this critical project to U.S. consumers and energy security and will help drive the project towards completion after more than 10 Read More

President Trump affirms support for Keystone XL project

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WASHINGTON, March 29, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) today thanked President Donald Trump for affirming his support for the Keystone XL pipeline project by issuing a new Presidential Permit. The president’s action today clarifies the national importance of Keystone XL and aims to bring more than 10 years of environmental review Read More

Canadian oil sands' new growth stymied by pipeline delays

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By Robert Tuttle on 3/13/2019 CALGARY (Bloomberg) — Oil sands producers including MEG Energy Corp. and Imperial Oil Ltd. are reconsidering oil sands expansions as new export pipelines are delayed and the provincial government limits production. MEG had planned to ramp up output at an expansion of its Christina Lake oil sands project in the second Read More