posted on December 5, 2014 at 5:23 PM
The proposed $3.78-billion Dakota Access pipeline would transport 450,000 barrels of oil per day from the Bakken and Three Forks regions of North Dakota to southern Illinois. The new construction would tack-on barely 4 hundredths of one percent of...
posted on December 5, 2014 at 5:22 PM
The lame-duck Congress has a small window to accomplish a lot of things before winter recess that could benefit farm and ranch families. One item is the reinstatement, and in some cases, extension, of 50 tax breaks, most of which expired in 2013.
posted on November 21, 2014 at 3:05 PM
Falling just one vote shy of Senate approval, the Keystone XL pipeline, a political hot potato for nearly six years, was punted by lawmakers again this week.
posted on June 27, 2014 at 2:50 PM
Kansas health officials on Monday were at the site of natural gas pipeline eruption in eastern Kansas, where crops and trees have withered since a dark, oily plume burst from the line while crews were trying to perform maintenance.
posted on May 2, 2014 at 10:54 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a struggle steeped in election-year politics, supporters of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline are seeking a swift Senate vote on legislation to approve construction of the project that environmentalists oppose strongly...
posted on November 15, 2013 at 5:58 PM
Proposed new safety standards for rail cars that haul flammable liquids gained support from U.S. railroads Thursday, but it's not yet clear whether the companies that own most of those cars will support the upgrades to prevent leaks.
posted on October 18, 2013 at 6:41 PM
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota officials are trying to determine if Tesoro Corp. knew about potential problems — including one deemed "serious" in documents obtained by The Associated Press — with a pipeline that leaked...
posted on October 11, 2013 at 11:03 AM
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The companies seeking to advance a multibillion dollar natural gas pipeline project in Alaska have selected a port town where gas would be liquefied and shipped to Asia.
Exxon Mobil, BP, ConocoPhillips and TransCanada...
posted on September 27, 2013 at 4:00 PM
The pipeline is critical to Canada, which needs infrastructure in place to export its growing oil sands production.
posted on July 19, 2013 at 6:15 PM
Unlike the Keystone project, which crosses an international border and requires State Department approval, the proposed pipeline has attracted little public attention
posted on May 10, 2013 at 4:10 PM
The waiting game is far from dull where the Keystone XL pipeline is concerned. Though the door has closed on the public comment period in response to the U.S. State Department’s Environmental Impact Statement, another has opened.
posted on May 3, 2013 at 5:59 PM
The Calgary, Alberta-based company said the $5.3 billion cost estimate will increase.
posted on April 19, 2013 at 5:35 PM
Emotions ran high, this week, in Grand Island, Nebraska where the U.S. State Department held its sole public hearing on the environmental review of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.
posted on February 22, 2013 at 1:32 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a shift in strategy, the company that wants to build an oil pipeline from western Canada to Texas said Tuesday that the project will have no measurable effect on global warming.
Alex Pourbaix, TransCanada's president for...
posted on October 26, 2012 at 5:47 PM
Driven by high prices and new drilling methods, U.S. production of crude and other liquid hydrocarbons is on track to rise 7 percent this year to an average of 10.9 million barrels per day. That would mark the fourth year of increasing domestic...