KXL Pipeline http://ketr.org en Canadian officials turn up pressure on KXL http://ketr.org/post/canadian-officials-turn-pressure-kxl <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Officials from the Canadian government expressed frustration on June 11 over the U.S. government’s continued delay of a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline.</span></p><p>Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver and other high-ranking ministers denounced the Obama administration’s slow movement around the TransCanada Corporation’s $5.4 billion project. Oliver said he and other Canadian officials were in New York to keep the issue alive with the U.S. public and business.</p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 17:51:52 +0000 Mark Haslett 54847 at http://ketr.org Canadian officials turn up pressure on KXL TransCanada stocks drop after KXL delay http://ketr.org/post/transcanada-stocks-drop-after-kxl-delay <p>The Obama administration’s slow movement on the Keystone XL pipeline appears to have caused TransCanada Corp.’s stock to drop sharply.</p><p>Bloomberg reported TransCanada’s stock down 3.78 percent at noon ET on Apr. 21. That’s the sharpest one-day drop in two years for the Canadian petroleum company.</p><p>On Apr. 18, the U.S. State Department announced that it would delay its decision on the northern leg of TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline until after a Nebraska court ruling concerning the project.</p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:37:09 +0000 Mark Haslett 52422 at http://ketr.org TransCanada stocks drop after KXL delay Texas Supreme Court will not review ruling favoring TransCanada http://ketr.org/post/texas-supreme-court-will-not-review-ruling-favoring-transcanada <p>Lamar County landowner Julia Trigg Crawford’s petition for review of a lower court’s ruling in favor of TransCanada Corp. has been denied by the Texas Supreme Court. Crawford had been contesting the Canadian company’s right to build the Keystone XL pipeline through her family’s farm in northwestern Lamar County.</p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 14:53:43 +0000 Mark Haslett 51171 at http://ketr.org Texas Supreme Court will not review ruling favoring TransCanada Canadian govt. investigating TransCanada safety http://ketr.org/post/canadian-govt-investigating-transcanada-safety <p>A Canadian government agency is investigating whether some fittings and steel pipe on TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone oil pipeline are below standards.</p><p>Canada’s National Energy Board began the work after a similar U.S.agency, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, began a similar investigation, according to a report by Bloomberg News.</p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:59:47 +0000 Mark Haslett 49910 at http://ketr.org Canadian govt. investigating TransCanada safety TransCanada moves oil into southern Keystone XL http://ketr.org/post/transcanada-moves-oil-southern-keystone-xl <p>After years of legal battles and construction delays, the Canadian corporation TransCanada&nbsp;has begun moving oil into the southern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline. That portion of the pipeline pass throuigh Northeast Texas on its way from central Oklahoma to the Texas Gulf Coast.</p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 14:54:15 +0000 Mark Haslett 46738 at http://ketr.org TransCanada moves oil into southern Keystone XL Texas farmer wins Keystone-related entry in suit against USACOE http://ketr.org/post/texas-farmer-wins-keystone-related-entry-suit-against-usacoe <p>A farmer in Southeast Texas has won an entry of default in a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. According to a <a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-11-07/texas-farmer-wins-default-in-keystone-pipeline-fight-correct-.html">report</a> by New York-based Bloomberg News, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers failed to respond to a lawsuit filed by Michael Bishop of Douglass, a small town about 15 miles west of Nacogdoches.</p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 15:56:41 +0000 Mark Haslett 45334 at http://ketr.org Texas farmer wins Keystone-related entry in suit against USACOE Pipeline running behind schedule http://ketr.org/post/pipeline-running-behind-schedule <p>Construction of TransCanada’s Keystone Gulf Coast Pipeline is slightly behind plan, according to Genscape, a Kentucky-based provider of information to energy markets. Thu, 29 Aug 2013 13:03:35 +0000 Mark Haslett 42145 at http://ketr.org Pipeline running behind schedule Appeals court rules for TransCanada http://ketr.org/post/appeals-court-rules-transcanada <p>Calgary-based TransCanada Corporation has won a state appeals court battle over putting the Keystone XL pipeline across Lamar County farm, in a ruling released late Tuesday. Wed, 28 Aug 2013 12:48:31 +0000 Mark Haslett 42087 at http://ketr.org Appeals court rules for TransCanada Keystone XL appeal going to Greenville court http://ketr.org/post/keystone-xl-appeal-going-greenville-court <p>The next development in the ongoing legal battle over the Keystone XL pipeline in Northeast Texas will occur next week.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 19:25:01 +0000 Mark Haslett 40427 at http://ketr.org Keystone XL appeal going to Greenville court One injured in Okla. pipeline protest http://ketr.org/post/one-injured-okla-pipeline-protest <p>Eight people locked themselves to construction equipment and a work trailer Monday to delay construction of the Keystone XL pipeline in Oklahoma. Mon, 24 Jun 2013 18:17:03 +0000 Mark Haslett 39063 at http://ketr.org One injured in Okla. pipeline protest Keystone XL in Texas gaining momentum http://ketr.org/post/keystone-xl-texas-gaining-momentum <p>As one Northeast Texas landowner awaits her appeal, a court in Beaumont rules in favor of TransCanada Corporation. Fri, 24 May 2013 14:18:41 +0000 Mark Haslett 37646 at http://ketr.org Keystone XL in Texas gaining momentum TransCanada crews begin work at Red'Arc Farm http://ketr.org/post/transcanada-crews-begin-work-redarc-farm <p>Rain, thunder and lightning did not deter TransCanada workers from beginning major operations at Julia Trigg Crawford's Red'Arc farm in northwestern Lamar County on Thursday morning.</p><p> Thu, 16 May 2013 15:39:05 +0000 Mark Haslett 37259 at http://ketr.org TransCanada crews begin work at Red'Arc Farm Arkansas Oil Spill Sheds Light On Aging Pipeline System http://ketr.org/post/arkansas-oil-spill-sheds-light-aging-pipeline-system Amber Bartlett was waiting last Friday for her kids to come home from school. One of them called from the entrance to the <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/03/31/175828233/cause-of-exxon-oil-spill-in-arkansas-under-investigation">upscale subdivision near Little Rock, Ark</a>., to tell her the community was being evacuated because of an oil spill. Bartlett was amazed by what she saw out her front door.<p>"I mean, just rolling oil. I mean, it was like a river," she says. Thu, 04 Apr 2013 09:11:00 +0000 Elizabeth Shogren 35339 at http://ketr.org Arkansas Oil Spill Sheds Light On Aging Pipeline System Texas Man Takes Last Stand Against Keystone XL Pipeline http://ketr.org/post/texas-man-takes-last-stand-against-keystone-xl-pipeline An east Texas landowner was so determined to block the Keystone XL pipeline from coming through his forest that he took to his trees and built an elaborate network of treehouses eight stories above the ground.<p>"It popped into my head a long time ago, actually," says 45-year-old David Daniel. "If I had to climb my butt on top of a tree and sit there, I would. Tue, 25 Dec 2012 19:25:00 +0000 Elizabeth Shogren 31175 at http://ketr.org Texas Man Takes Last Stand Against Keystone XL Pipeline TransCanada to Begin Trench Work This Week in Lamar County http://ketr.org/post/transcanada-begin-trench-work-week-lamar-county <p>LAMAR COUNTY - The oil company received approval from the Army Corps of Engineers this summer to construct the Gulf Coast leg of its pipeline project that begins in Cushing, Oklahoma. Tue, 25 Sep 2012 13:14:32 +0000 Scott Harvey 27449 at http://ketr.org TransCanada to Begin Trench Work This Week in Lamar County