The word “pipeline” does not appear in the Wealth of Nations, but what the Danube is to ordinary shipping, pipelines now are to the delivery of oil and gas.
Canada’s federal government has injected yet another syringe full of uncertainty into the country’s oil and gas sector.
Transporting oil by pipeline may actually lower greenhouse gas emissions.
According to rumour, President Obama is expected to issue the death knell for the Keystone XL pipeline before or during the Labour Day weekend.
It’s been a difficult couple of weeks for Kinder Morgan’s proposed expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline. The Santa Barbara oil spill has irritated already-sensitive public concern about oil pipelines.
On May 1, 2015, an interesting thing happened. The United States and Canada came to agreement about transporting oil and other flammable liquids.
Discussions surrounding the need for new pipelines to transport Canada's oil to market have been a dominant economic, environmental, and political issue for the past several years. Canadas overwhelming reliance on the United States as a customer, the U.S.s growing energy self-sufficiency, and limited pipeline infrastructure have placed a low ceiling on the prices Canadians are able to secure for our energy exports.