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Canada must be better prepared to respond to major oil spills if more crude starts to flow in pipeline
s to the country's Pacific Coast, a government panel said on Tuesday, as fears of a major marine disaster grow.
The report, by the ...
Organizers say more than 130 protests against climate change were staged across Canada Saturday, with the largest gathering held in Vancouver where participants showed their opposition to Enbridge's proposed Northern Gateway ...
The exploitation of the tar sands in Alberta, Canada - which may contain more oil than the entire world has consumed to date – has attracted considerable controversy lately. Massive expansion of tar sands operations are planned, but this cannot ...
The last time a Canadian Premier complained loudly about getting shortchanged in energy developments, he dug in his heels and made what turned out to be very lucrative deals for his province.
That was Newfoundland's Danny Williams, who ...
B.C. Premier Christy Clark says her province is moving closer to an agreement with Alberta that would lay a path for oil sands bitumen to reach B.C. ports.A series of high-level meetings are under way to discuss how the two provinces can ...
Thousands of miles of pipeline
s are being built at natural gas drilling sites throughout the nation without supervision or regulation by state or federal authorities.
These specialized pipeline
s, known as gathering lines, carry gas from ...
Tough new limits on the amount of heat-trapping emissions new power plants can emit will likely accelerate a shift away from coal-fired power and toward electricity generated with natural gas, wind, and sunshine.Power prices for homes, ...
On a point of land jutting into the open waters of the fabled Bay of Fundy, Canada’s long-sought ambition to become a global oil exporter is coming into focus.
Here at Mispec Point, Irving Oil Ltd. and TransCanada Corp. plan to build a ...
TransCanada Corp on Thursday said it would move ahead with a $12 billion oil pipeline
to ship Western Canada's oil sands crude to refiners on its east coast and beyond, scaling up the project as its U.S.-bound Keystone XL line stalls in ...
A fiery and fatal train derailment earlier this month in Quebec, near the Maine border, highlighted the danger of moving oil by rail, a practice that has grown exponentially as a result of the oil boom and will continue to expand, experts ...
As President Obama begins the gargantuan task of selling his climate agenda to the American people, in his corner are wealthy donors he can count on to help him get what he wants.
From Wall Street whizzes to franchise owners, these ...
Enbridge Inc., the largest transporter of Canadian crude to the U.S., shut three oil pipeline
s in Alberta after a leak on a conduit possibly caused by flooding that has plagued the region since last week.Enbridge shut the 12-inch Line 37, ...
Even if U.S. President Barack Obama approves the Keystone XL pipeline
, Canadian crude oil probably will remain the cheapest in the world, hampering expansion of the country’s largest export industry.Canadian oil prices are forecast to ...
TransCanada Corp. (TRP), which says Keystone XL will be the safest pipeline
ever built, isn’t planning to use infrared sensors or fiber-optic cables to detect spills along the system’s 2,000-mile (3,200-kilometer) path to Texas refineries from ...
Repair crews have finished their work on a small defect in the Trans Mountain pipeline
that prompted an oil spill earlier this week.
Andy Galarnyk , spokesman for pipeline
owner Kinder Morgan
Canada, said Friday all the contaminated soil ...
Canada’s crude output will more than double to 6.7 million barrels a day by 2030, provided new pipeline
s such as Keystone XL are built to transport growing oil-sands production, an industry group representing the country’s petroleum producers ...
The B.C. government has officially expressed its opposition to a proposal for the Northern Gateway pipeline
project, saying it fails to address the province's environmental concerns. Special Report: Northern Gateway Pipeline
British Columbia, the Canadian province whose official slogan to its own beauty is “Super, Natural,” is invoking another saying: “No more supertankers.”
That’s potentially big trouble in a nation where oil exports amount to $73 billion ...
Environmentalists suffered a setback on Tuesday when British Columbia re-elected a premier who left the door open for approval of two oil pipeline
s that would carry tar sands oil across B.C. to the Pacific Coast, where it could be exported to the ...
For a climate organizer, the ongoing British Columbia election campaign has been a rare treat. For the first time in a very long time, climate change and fossil fuels are taking centre stage in an election campaign.
The past two federal ...
At a time when Canadian officials are aggressively defending TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline
project, Alberta's Energy Department is quietly considering an Arctic alternative to carry their bitumen to market.
The department is ...
B.C. New Democratic Party leader Adrian Dix's criticism Monday of Kinder Morgan
's proposed $5.4-billion oil pipeline
marks the latest twist in an election campaign that, for the first time in B.C.'s modern history, has the oil-and-gas industry ...
Tom Steyer is a man at odds with himself. He made his fortune by founding a hedge fund with a keen interest in the energy sector, including leading oil, pipeline
and mining companies. The firm also gobbled up stock in BP a year after its ...
An alliance of Canadian and U.S. aboriginal groups vowed on Wednesday to block three multibillion-dollar oil pipeline
s that are planned to transport oil from the Alberta tar sands, saying they are prepared to take physical action to stop ...
A U.S. decision on whether to approve TransCanada Corp. (TRP)’s Keystone XL pipeline
has the potential to accelerate -- or slow --investments in Canada’s oil sands.
A decision on the 875-mile (1,408 kilometer) U.S. portion of the ...