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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 ...
A top Canadian cabinet minister tried to persuade the United States on Tuesday that it should approve a controversial oil pipeline
and said Canada is also looking to other markets to sell its oil.
The remarks by Natural Resources ...
TransCanada Corp. (TRP) still fully expects to receive approval for its controversial cross-border Keystone XL pipeline
expansion within the next several months, a company executive said Thursday.
TransCanada, which has been waiting for ...
In a last-ditch effort to block construction of a controversial natural gas pipeline
in northeastern Pennsylvania, campaigners urged an interstate regulator on Friday to review the project’s environmental impact.The 44-mile section of ...
With an election coming this spring, environmental groups, unions and other provincial organizations are pushing to get the issue of climate change on the political agenda.
Judging by what happened during the U.S. presidential election, ...
Concerns south of the border over oil tanker traffic from British Columbia have spurred a U.S. Coast Guard review of proposed increases in Canadian oil exports.A legislative amendment proposed by Washington state Sen. Maria Cantwell and ...
Yes, elections do have consequences, and those associated with a likely continuation of disastrous Obama administration energy policies will be huge. Now in this coming new year, with his hold on the Oval Office secure for a final term, the ...
Five years ago, when Greg Toth was working on a Trans Mountain Pipeline
expansion project along the Alberta-B.C. border, the terms public engagement and consultation meant talking to a handful of landowners, holding open houses in ...
The surge in Canadian oil production must now face a new reality: The biggest mover of crude says the pipes out of the country are full.
In recent years, estimates by analysts and energy consultants predicted that Canada stood to run out ...
companies and refiners stand to do especially well from a U.S. drilling bonanza that is upending the energy trade balance for the world's largest economy.
An anticipated surge in U.S. oil output to the highest levels ...
Ahead of Hurricane Sandy, refineries along the East Coast shut down and braced for the worst. With the storm gone, about half those refineries have come back on line, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. That will surely help motorists. ...
And so they came in their thousands to gather on the front lawn of the legislature of British Columbia yesterday to protest against the controversial Northern Gateway pipeline
More than 3,000 people braved the rain and cold to protest ...
With the sound of drums and voices raised in song, hundreds of First Nations have arrived at the legislature to defend our coast and their traditional lands. Their walk forms a human chain, and the crowd separates to allow them to kick off the ...
A U.S. appeals court on Monday ruled that federal wildlife authorities improperly certified the Ruby Pipeline
Project without taking into account its impact on groundwater wells and certain fish species along the route.
The natural gas ...
The ability to detect leaks along the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline
won't be known until the pipeline
is built and pumping oil through the remote wilderness of northern British Columbia, a lawyer for the province noted at a hearing deciding ...
We’ve talked a lot at DeSmogBlog about oil (and tar sands crude) pipeline
s. Like the Keystone XL, which TransCanada is currently ramming through Texas, using whatever means necessary (including violence), and Enbridge`s Northern Gateway, which ...
When federal officials arrived in this scenic but economically struggling port a few weeks ago for hearings on a proposed liquefied natural gas plant, some residents had a sense of déjà vu: it was only six years earlier, in the same auditorium, ...
Enbridge Inc. made a mounting public relations disaster worse this week by not immediately accepting blame in its official statement issued after an outspoken American regulator compared one of Canada’s energy giants to the “Keystone Kops,” ...
It is the forgotten pipeline
- not as controversial or as expensive as the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline
from Edmonton to Kitimat. Yet, plans to twin the Kinder Morgan pipeline
from Edmonton to Burnaby will cost $4 billion and are ...