China will get the oil from Canada that could have come to the U.S.
Refinery Closures and the Keystone Pipeline
It is one of the biggest chess pieces imaginable — almost 1,700 miles long — and yet Washington politicians keep moving it around as if it were a mere pawn in their unending game of partisan maneuvering. Continue reading
Jim Efstathiou Jr., ©2012 Bloomberg News
TransCanada Corp.‘s $7 billion Keystone XL oil pipeline still will move ahead with an alternate route after President Barack Obama’s decision to deny a permit, investors, public officials and analysts say. Continue reading
Redford in war of words with NDP over anti-Keystone trip to U.S.
OTTAWA — Premier Alison Redford found herself Thursday embroiled in war of words with the federal NDP as she joined her federal Conservative counterparts slamming official Opposition MPs for travelling to Washington to speak to U.S. lawmakers against the Keystone XL pipeline.
In Ottawa, Redford made the comments the same day she sat down with Prime Minister Stephen Harper in their first official meeting to discuss federal-provincial relations.
The two Calgary politicians, who’ve known each other for almost three decades, spoke about issues such as health-care funding, immigration and a new Canadian energy strategy. Continue reading
By MIKE DE SOUZA, Postmedia News
They are urging Prime Minister Stephen Harper‘s government to focus on pipelines and electric grids that secure Canadian energy from east to west instead of shipping tens of thousands of jobs to refineries down south. Continue reading