Category: Energy

Trans Mountain protesters vow to fight as survey work begins

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Trans Mountain protesters vow to fight as survey work begins

Trans Mountain protesters, First Nations stand in unity against pipeline First Nations vowed to stand in unity with anti-pipeline protesters as police kept up the arrests Friday in a Metro Vancouver conservation area where crews resumed survey work for the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Shortly after activists announced they would do whatever it takes […]

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RCMP arrest Trans Mountain protesters, enforcing court injunction

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
RCMP arrest Trans Mountain protesters, enforcing court injunction

Trans Mountain survey work began Friday Anti-pipeline activists camped out on a mountain near Vancouver clashed with police Thursday, as the RCMP enforced a court injunction ordering protesters to clear an encampment and allow work related to a proposed expansion project by Kinder Morgan. Protesters had set up makeshift encampments blocking work crews from two […]

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Kinder Morgan begins Burnaby Mountain survey, protesters’ camps removed

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Kinder Morgan begins Burnaby Mountain survey, protesters’ camps removed

Few Kinder Morgan protesters remain Friday morning Kinder Morgan has started survey work at a Metro Vancouver conservation area after its crews worked through the night to take down camps that have stymied a pipeline expansion project for two months. Just tarps and a handful of activists remained near a taped-off area Friday morning as […]

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Oilsands tailings ponds waterfowl deaths not fault of companies: AER

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Oilsands tailings ponds waterfowl deaths not fault of companies: AER

196 birds died in oilsands tailings ponds in early November The Alberta Energy Regulator says three oilsands corporations did nothing wrong when 196 birds died after landing in wastewater tailings ponds earlier this month. The regulator says Canadian Natural Resources Limited (TSX:CNQ), Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU) and Syncrude followed the rules that require them to […]

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Kinder Morgan protest: Some Burnaby Mountain activists arrested

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Kinder Morgan protest: Some Burnaby Mountain activists arrested

As of 9 a.m., four Kinder Morgan protesters arrested RCMP moved into an anti-pipeline encampment near Vancouver on Thursday, arresting at least a 14 people for violating a court injunction ordering protesters to clear the way for work crews to return to the area. Police said half of those arrested were released on the condition […]

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TransCanada sees role in rail business regardless of Keystone XL fate

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
TransCanada sees role in rail business regardless of Keystone XL fate

TransCanada negotiating with shippers on moving crude by rail Chances are good TransCanada will get into the rail business regardless of whether its long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline is built, CEO Russ Girling said Wednesday. But how big a rail player TransCanada becomes will depend on the fate of its proposal and others, he said. For […]

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TransCanada plotting new pipelines for surging North American oil output

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
TransCanada plotting new pipelines for surging North American oil output

TransCanada expects crude production to grow by 40 per cent by 2020 TransCanada Corp. (TSX:TRP) is plotting new pipelines that would tap into burgeoning U.S. shale oil deposits, a company executive told investors a day after efforts to speed up approval of its Keystone XL project failed in the U.S. Senate. Paul Miller, the executive […]

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US Senate rejects Keystone XL fast-track proposal

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
US Senate rejects Keystone XL fast-track proposal

Keystone XL vote 59-41 The U.S. Senate has rejected a proposal to fast-track the approval of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. Pipeline supporters needed 60 votes to win approval for the bill, but it went down to defeat by a margin of 59-41. Even if passed, the bill was not expected to pass muster with U.S. […]

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Pipeline shot near Hinton, some natural gas released

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Pipeline shot near Hinton, some natural gas released

Talisman Energy natural gas pipeline shot over weekend RCMP are looking for whoever is responsible for shooting and damaging a natural gas pipeline located near the western Alberta town of Hinton on the weekend. Cst. Steve Lundberg of the RCMP says the natural gas pipeline shot near Hinton is owned by Talisman Energy.  The shooting occurred […]

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China GHG deal with US much ado about nothing

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
China GHG deal with US much ado about nothing

China GHG emission expected to peak in 2030 Kenneth P. Green for Troy Media Environmentalists received an early Christmas present on November 12 when U.S. President Barack Obama and China’s President Xi Jinping issued a “joint announcement” over the control of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the United States and China. The announcement ostensibly establishes […]

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