The price oil sands producers receive fell to $47.50 a barrel below the international benchmark after a 14.58% one-day drop in the price of Western Canada Select – a blend of heavy oil sands crude and conventional oil.
Alexis Stoymenoff, Vancouver Observer, Apr 23rd, 2012
First let me say that my background is all in the Marine industry, first as a professional Master Mariner with worldwide seagoing experience and secondly ashore in ship management.
CBC News, 26 Apr 2012
City council and Park Board gird for battle over Kinder Morgan twinning project
The City of Vancouver is ramping up efforts to oppose the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion from Alberta to the Burnaby end of Vancouver Harbour.
Steven Ewart, Calgary Herald, April 20 2012
The focal point of the oilsands debate, which moved from the pastoral U.S. Midwest to the pristine B.C. wilderness, has now shifted to the decidedly troubled waters off Canada's West Coast in response to a plan to ship more oil through the port at Vancouver.
Barbara Yaffe, Vancouver Sun, April 20 2012
VANCOUVER — As yet another proposal emerges to carry ever-greater volumes of Alberta oil to the West Coast, British Columbians have every good reason to ask: What's in it for us?
Dave Fehling, State Impact, NPR, April 18 2012
Joe Wertz, StateImpact, NPR, April 17 2012
This is the first of a four-part collaborative series by StateImpact Oklahoma and Texas on the economic and environmental impact of the Keystone XL pipeline.
Oklahoma is in an unlikely economic predicament: It has too much oil.
BC Almanac, CBC, 17 Apr 2012
Mark Forsyth interviews Kinder Morgan's Ian Anderson about the Trans Mountain Expansion project.
Jeff Lee & Brian Morton, Vancouver Sun, April 14 2012
Oil pipeline expansion to be 40 per cent larger than anticipated on strong demand
David Ebner & Justine Hunter, Globe and Mail, Apr. 12, 2012
VANCOUVER AND VICTORIA— Stephen Harper’s ambition to feed Canadian resources to customers in Asia is going to hit a thunderous clash of opposition in Vancouver after a major U.S. pipeline company announced that it will go ahead with a $5-billion plan to more than double the output of a pipeline moving oil from Alberta to the Vancouver harbour, with a tanker-a-day proposed to export it.
Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project has yet to be formalized in an application to the National Energy Board. Until then, there is very little substantial information available.
News Release, Kinder Morgan, April 12 2012
Customers Submit Binding Bids for 660,000 Barrels Per Day
Next Steps - Extensive Engagement and Regulatory Review
Jim Hightower, Nation of Change, April 9 2012
"It's certainly true," declared Energy Secretary Stephen Chu, "that having Canada as a supplier for our oil is much more comforting than to have other countries supply our oil."
Christopher Poon, Whistler Question, April 5, 2012
In a surprise move, Whistler council introduced and passed a motion officially declaring its opposition to the Northern Gateway oil pipeline project on Tuesday (April 3).
By Delores Broten, Watershed Sentinel, April 6, 2012
Comox Joint Review Panel Hearings, March 30 & 31st, 2012
Speaker after speaker poured out their passionate pleas to an impassive panel at the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline hearings in Comox, BC, March 30 & 31. Some described in loving detail their ocean-side worlds and the terrible weather on the north coast.
Justine Hunter, Globe and Mail, Apr. 05, 2012
VICTORIA— The federal review of the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline has hit another setback this week after a coastal first nation community withdrew from the process, saying the Harper government has predetermined the outcome.
By Mike Hager, Vancouver Sun, April 2, 2012
BELLA BELLA - Members of the Heiltsuk First Nation are negotiating with the review panel this morning in Bella Bella to try to get the scheduled hearings on Enbridge's proposed Northern Gateway pipeline back on track amid safety concerns.
Claudia Cattaneo, Financial Post, March 29, 2012
Frik Els, Mining.com, March 28, 2012
Ian Austin, The Province, March 26, 2012
Protesters marching through downtown Vancouver Monday promised to fight big oil and big government and put a stop to proposed pipeline expansions in B.C.
Damien Gillis, TheCanadian.org, March 26, 2012
By JACKIE CALMES, New York Times, March 22, 2012
RIPLEY, Okla. — President Obama stood in a red-dirt field before acres of stacked pipeline pieces on Thursday to illustrate his support for expedited construction of the southern leg of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. But his public declaration for the project pleased neither the industry and its Republican allies nor environmentalists.
By Paul J. Henderson, Chilliwack Times, with files from Vancouver Sun and Burnaby Now, March 15, 2012
Few people aware of company's plans to twin a crude oil pipeline that runs right through our city
Martin Lukacs, the Star, March 12 2012
The federal and Alberta governments struck up a secret, high-level committee in early 2010 to coordinate the promotion of the oilsands with Canada’s most powerful industry lobby group, a document obtained through an access to information request reveals.
By Wanda Chow, Burnaby NewsLeader, March 08, 2012
The woman on the other line was concerned.
A Kamloops resident, she had called the office of Burnaby-Douglas MP Kennedy Stewart after participating in a telephone survey he had commissioned to gauge support for a potential twinning of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline.
By Juliet Eilperin & Ed O’Keefe, Washington Post, March 8 2012
In the wake of lobbying by President Obama and Senate Democratic leaders, the Senate defeated legislation to speed up construction of a U-S.-Canadian oil pipeline by a margin of 56 to 42 on Thursday.