A most valuable resource and one of Canada’s major drivers of economic growth and prosperity is crude oil. The proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline project is to utilize this important component of Canada’s wealth and aims to direct Canadian energy towards new oil-thirsty export markets in the Pacific Rim. The Project: Calgary-based company Enbridge is proposing to […]
Nothing could be more exciting for Canada than learning that one of North America’s leading energy infrastructure companies has invited all its citizens to share in the benefits of its most ambitious pipeline project to date. On August 1, 2013, TransCanada announced its intent to build the Energy East Pipeline, a $12-billion project that will […]
Approval of the construction for the Keystone XL Pipeline, by President Obama, would send a clear message to Venezuela that there are alternatives to Latin American oil and that those alternatives are close at hand. In early July, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, thumbing his nose at the United States in his best Chavez fashion, offered […]
Pipelines have been filling the front pages of North American newspapers for months now. Perhaps none of these pipelines have received more media coverage than TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline. Initially proposed in 2005, the project is still awaiting regulatory approval from the U.S. State Department. The pipeline system is designed to transport oil from […]
For the past several years, Canada’s energy industry has been under tremendous pressure to endure and surmount the challenges faced in its efforts to expand oil exportation opportunities and to advance the profitability of western Canada’s most precious natural resources—crude oil and natural gas. Two proposed major pipelines in western Canada—the keystone XL and the Northern Gateway—have been weathering […]
Pipelines are the safest method to transport petroleum products – and they’re getting safer all the time. Improvements in technology, higher standards for site selection, installing and monitoring, and faster responses to potential problems have contributed to a rapid decline in environmental impacts. Pipelines operate all day, every day with the help of powerful pumps, […]
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