Minnesota regulators give key approvals for Line 3 pipeline

Minnesota utility regulators on Monday approved a court-ordered revised environmental review for Enbridge Energy’s plan to replace its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline across the state. The state Public Utilities Commission voted 3-1 to approve the environmental impact statement…

Canadian oil prices to improve, curtailment to end in 2020: forecast

Canadian crude oil prices are expected to strengthen and natural gas prices are expected to continue to improve into 2020, according to professional services company Deloitte Canada. “We’re really expecting 2020 to be a lot more constructive for oil and…

No significant impacts on Lake Superior found from Line 3 pipeline: review

An updated environmental review released by a state agency in the U.S. on Monday found no serious threat to Lake Superior if crude oil ever leaked from a new pipeline to replace Enbridge’s aging Line 3 across northern Minnesota. State…

COMMENTARY: The Kenney-Blanchet feud is ultimately nothing more than a distraction

Albertans are in a rather ornery mood these days, so it should come as no surprise that Alberta’s premier might be up for a fight. In fact, Jason Kenney’s willingness to fight was a big reason he was elected premier…

Enbridge topping up Mainline oil capacity as shipments drive Q3 results record

Oil export options for western Canadian producers continue to expand in small increments as delays persist for major proposed pipeline projects. On Friday, Calgary-based Enbridge Inc. said an optimization program on its Mainline system — which accounts for about 70…

Minnesota regulators restart Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline review process

Minnesota state utility regulators on Tuesday unfroze the approval process for Enbridge Energy’s plan to replace its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota, directing a state agency to fix the deficiencies identified by a court in the…

Protesters rally against Line 3 pipeline at Enbridge office in Minnesota

Dozens of people rallied outside a Minnesota office of Enbridge to protest the company’s proposed Line 3 oil pipeline replacement. Protesters said six members of their group chained themselves to a gate early Monday at Enbridge’s office in Bemidji, prompting…

Line 3 pipeline setback more bad news for Canadian oilfield workers: CEO of industry group

The president of the Petroleum Services Association of Canada says a court ruling in Minnesota that could further delay Enbridge Inc.’s Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project spells more bad news for Canadian oilfield workers. Gary Mar says investor confidence…

Minnesota court reverses regulators’ decision on impact of Enbridge Energy’s Line 3 pipeline

The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Monday said state regulators must conduct a further review for Enbridge Energy‘s plan to replace its deteriorating Line 3 crude oil pipeline because the project’s environmental impact statement doesn’t address the possibility of an…