WASHINGTON D.C. - Both good and bad news this week for the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Word from TransCanada, the company proposing the project, that it no longer expects a decision this year on the required U.S. presidential permit.
That news was included in a filing TransCanada submitted Wednesday... more »
HELENA - A top executive from TransCanada was in Helena Wednesday, to discuss the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline and ensure Montanans that the project will be completed.
Vice President Corey Goulet says Montana has been largely supportive of the project which has seen substantial delays over the... more »
WASHINGTON, DC - Montana's two US Senators did not commit to supporting a Republican bill, but they do want to see approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. Senate Republicans have proposed legislation to speed up federal action on the controversial Keystone XL oil sands pipeline. The White House has delayed... more »
CENTRAL CITY, NE- A county board is supporting a proposed pipeline that would carry Canadian tar sands oil through Nebraska on its way to refineries near the Gulf of Mexico. The Merrick County Board voted Tuesday to write a letter of support for TransCanada's proposed Keystone XL pipeline, which is... more »
WASHINGTON - The State Department said Friday that a new environmental study of an oil pipeline from Canada to Texas shows no new issues since a similar report was issued last year. The report on the proposed $7 billion, 1,900-mile pipeline, comes as President Barack Obama offered his first public... more »
WASHINGTON - Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Friday urged U.S. officials to approve a proposed oil pipeline from Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast, calling Canada a "secure, stable and friendly" neighbor that poses no threat to U.S. security. By contrast, many other countries that supply oil are not... more »
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - A Canadian company is shelving for now its plans to build a $3 billion high-voltage power line from south-central Montana to Nevada due to lack of interest from wind farm developers. "We don't have sufficient commercial interest to proceed with the project at this time,"... more »
BILLINGS - As the demand for energy grows across North America, energy transportation company TransCanada is laying the groundwork for a 1,980 mile pipeline called the Keystone XL pipeline. "The keystone pipeline is a mega-project and it's going to move over a million barrels of crude oil. And we're hoping... more »
BILLINGS - Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer said Wednesday that he wants oil companies in his state and neighboring North Dakota to be able to tap into a proposed pipeline that would run from Alberta to the Gulf Coast. On Wednesday, Schweitzer asked the Public Service Commission to investigate whether the... more »