Fyodor Soloview, Press Release, InterBering, 25 Oct 2012
A railway connecting Alaska to the lower 48 states has never been as close to realization as it is at present. Only $4.5 million, to enable the securing of an operating line of credit for a feasibility study, is needed for the Canadian company Generating for Seven Generations, Ltd. (G7G) to launch this long awaited project.
Jennifer Moreau, Burnaby Now, October 11, 2012
Roughly 250 people packed Confederation Seniors' Centre Wednesday night for the first public town hall meeting organized by a Burnaby residents' group opposing Kinder Morgan's pipeline expansion plan.
Jeffrey Simpson, Globe and Mail, Oct. 05 2012
The Northern Gateway pipeline that Enbridge proposes to build from Alberta’s bitumen oil to the Pacific coast of British Columbia is, for all intents and purposes, dead.
Larry Pynn, Vancouver Sun, September 1 2012
The Enbridge Northern Gateway proposal to ship oilsands bitumen from Kitimat along the B.C. coast carries an unacceptable risk of a significant spill, according to an independent analysis by three professional engineers.
Yadullah Hussain, Financial Post, Aug 24, 2012
North American rail shipments of crude oil are estimated to have grown by 360,000 barrels per day within the past 12 months to reach 465,000 bpd — equivalent to the addition of a major pipeline, according to First Energy Capital Corp., or 4% of total North American oil production
August 19, 2012
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Katy Bodenmiller was worried about the proposed pipeline work near her house in Groveland Township, Mich., so she started looking for help.
Matt Pearce and Neela Banerjee, Los Angeles Times, August 18, 2012
Enbridge is proceeding largely unencumbered with plans to spend $8.8 billion in the U.S. to send greater volumes of oil to the Gulf Coast and other markets.
Andy Hoffman, Carrie Tait, Shawn Mccarthy & Ian Bailey, Globe and Mail, Aug. 17 2012
VANCOUVER, CALGARY, OTTAWA AND VANCOUVER — He has no backers, partners or investors.
Shawn McCarthy, Globe and Mail, Aug. 17 2012
Ottawa — Strained pipeline systems and a glut of North American crude will force Canadian oil sands companies to cut back on their ambitious expansion plans over the next several years, a major new report warns.
Proposed Kitimat Refinery Trial Balloon Does Not Address Threats from Enbridge Pipeline and Tanker Project
News Release, West Coast Environmental Law, Coastal First Nations, Living Oceans Society, August 17, 2012
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - A refinery in Kitimat is the latest attempt to build support for the Northern Gateway pipeline that has been fiercely opposed by First Nations, communities, and people across BC. Kitimat Clean, a fledgling BC company whose website went live just this morning, has proposed a refinery that might possibly be built sometime in the future, but only if the Enbridge Northern gateway pipeline is approved now.
Gordon Hoekstra, Vancouver Sun, August 17 2012
VANCOUVER - B.C. community newspaper tycoon David Black proposed today building a $13-billion oil refinery near Kitimat to use all of the crude from Enbridge's controversial Northern Gateway pipeline.
Nathan VanderKlippe, Globe and Mail, August 9 2012
The spending spree in Canada’s fast-growing oil sands is slowing as some of the country’s largest energy companies trim capital budgets and question the fate of some of their most important projects.
Jonathan L. Ramseur, Coordinator, Congressional Research Service, July 16 2012
If constructed, the Keystone XL pipeline would transport crude oil (e.g., synthetic crude oil or diluted bitumen) derived from oil sands in Alberta, Canada to destinations in the United States. Because the pipeline crosses an international border, it requires a Presidential Permit that is issued by the Department of State (DOS). The permit decision rests on a “national interest” determination, a term not defined in the authorizing Executive Orders. DOS states that it has “significant discretion” in the factors it examines in this determination. Key events related to the Presidential Permit include:
Steven Mufson, Washington Post, Summer 2012
Steven Mufson and three others are traveling the length of the Keystone XL, from Alberta's tar sands to refineries near Houston and Port Arthur on the Texas Gulf Coast. They will report in a multipart series of articles, photographs and videos. A good place to start is with Keystone XL: A Primer
Follow their road trip, beginning here.
This is not your typical summer road trip. Yes, we’re getting out the maps and fueling up the car. But we are going in search of a story about the very thing that makes such road trips possible: oil.
Shawn McCarthy, Globe and Mail, Aug. 03 2012
Ottawa — The federal government has imposed a strict deadline on a review panel to conclude the work on Enbridge Inc.’s controversial Northern Gateway pipeline, even as it scrambles to rescue the $6-billion project from a political sinkhole.
Editorial, New York Times, July 29 2012
Post Carbon Institute, July 2012
By Kai Nagata, TheTyee.ca, July 23 2012
Heiltsuk leaders say BC government's announcement today changes nothing.
BC Ministries of Environment, Aboriginal Relations & Reconciliation, Energy & Mines, July 23 2012
Vaughn Palmer, Vancouver Sun, July 24 201
After months of leaving the heavy lifting on the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline to others, the B.C. Liberals finally weighed in Monday with their take on the controversial project.
Claudia Cattaneo, National Post, July 22 2012
CALGARY – Chinese oil company CNOOC Ltd. is confident its US$15.1-billion bid for Nexen Inc. provides a “net benefit” to Canada because the deal helps accelerate resource development and increases job creation, making it aligned with Canadian government goals, the company’s two top executives said Monday.
David J. Climenhaga, Rabble.ca, July 19 2012
If you thought NDP Opposition Leader Thomas Mulcair was mistaken -- or, worse, just being "divisive" -- when he said about a week ago that the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline was finished, think again.
Andy Rowell, OilChange International, July 4 2012
The energy revolution sweeping the United States is now taking up serious column inches in the nation’s papers. Last week, the Wall Street Journal ran with with the headline: “Expanded Oil Drilling Helps U.S. Wean Itself From Mideast.”
By Vaughn Palmer, Vancouver Sun, July 11, 2012
Opposition leader Adrian Dix was quick to make political hay Tuesday out of a U.S. regulator's finding that Enbridge officials responded like the "Keystone Kops" to a spill from one of their oil pipelines.