TC Energy says Keystone XL pipeline will lead to lower greenhouse gas emissions as opposed to other transportation

March 31 2020 5:19pm TC Energy CEO Russ Girling says the Keystone XL pipeline will be one of the safest and environmentally friendly ways to transport oil. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] !=…

‘We believe the timing is good’: Kenney cites current crisis for reasons to invest in Keystone pipeline now

March 31 2020 5:18pm Premier Jason Kenney says the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and economic uncertainty in Alberta are the reasons why it’s the right time to invest in the Keystone XL pipeline. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id =…

TC Energy says it is going ahead with US$8 billion Keystone XL Pipeline

TC Energy Corp. gave the go-ahead for construction of its US$8-billion Keystone XL Pipeline project on Tuesday, with a helping hand from the Alberta government. The company said Alberta has agreed to invest approximately US$1.1 billion as equity in the…

TranAlta and Tidewater sell Pioneer Pipeline to TC Energy for $255 million

TransAlta Corp. and its partner Tidewater Midstream and Infrastructure Ltd. have signed a deal to sell the Pioneer Pipeline to a subsidiary of TC Energy Corp. for $255 million. The Pioneer Pipeline includes 131 kilometres of operating pipeline in Alberta.…

Former PM Jean Chretien scoffs at notion national unity is under threat in Canada

Jean Chretien scoffs at the notion that Indigenous protests and western alienation are a threat to Canada’s national unity. The former Liberal prime minister said Tuesday that Canada has suffered worse threats in the past and has always managed to…

Via Rail to resume partial service on Eastern Canada routes starting Tuesday

Via Rail says most of its routes will be up and running again by early next week, including some key Eastern Canada services that were stalled by ongoing rail blockades. The company announced Friday that partial service will resume on…

Alberta government approves proposed diluent recovery project to boost crude export room

A Calgary-based government’s proposal to build a 100,000-barrel-per-day diluent recovery unit (DRU) near Hardisty, Alta., has been approved, the Alberta government said in a news release on Tuesday. The project is aimed at freeing up space in pipelines and on…

Costs, delays scuttle $1B U.S. pipeline venture

The nearly USD $1-billion Constitution Pipeline project, which had been designed to take natural gas from Pennsylvania’s shale gas fields to metropolitan New York and New England, has been abandoned after years of legal regulatory challenges made it economically unfeasible,…

Rail blockades cause concern for Alberta grain farmer who worries about delivery delays

Alberta grain farmer Kevin Auch is keeping a close eye on how grain is moving at major ports in Canada as delays from rail blockades backlog grain shipments across Canada. “We are becoming an unreliable supplier, which means bad things…