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Pipelines Featured Stories:

    • What’s up with the Keystone XL Pipeline?

      by Kalysha Snow

      It has been almost seven years since the TransCanada Corporation first applied for a permit to expand its existing Keystone oil pipeline — because of this, Canadian and US relations have been strained and the TransCanada Corporation is becoming impatient while waiting for a final decision. What is the Keystone XL Pipeline? This extension on […]

    • 7 Questions That Can Transform The Energy East Pipeline

      by Tina Olivero

      Much of the information about energy in the main stream social media is not correct. Social media seems to be a meeting ground where self-appointed authorities give opinions that are not necessarily fact but rather opinion. Opinions are an interesting concept because opinions come from our past. Think about it, how did we derive our […]

    • Unlocking The Keystone XL

      by Norman Leach

      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 […]

    • Perplexing Pipe Problems: Public Policies and the Debate on Pipeline Construction

      by Sean Mallany

      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 […]

    • Canada’s Pipelines: The Challenge To Take Abundance Abroad

      by Liane Angerman, Associate Editor

      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 […]

    • Safety and Technology in Petroleum Pipelines

      by Aaryn Lambert

      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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