Keystone XL Pipeline

Government, Business, Fuel

Keystone Pipeline Canceled After Biden Had Blocked Permit

A Keystone Steele City pumping station The Keystone Steele City pumping station in Steele City, Neb., as seen in a 2015 file photo. (Nati Harnik/Associated Press)

BILLINGS, Mont. — The sponsor of the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline said June 9 it is pulling the plug on the contentious project after Canadian officials failed to persuade President Joe Biden to reverse his cancellation of its permit on the day he took office.

Matthew Brown | Associated Press
June 9, 2021
Government, Business, Fuel

Biden to Pause Oil Drilling on Public Lands

President Joe Biden by Evan Vucci/Associated Press President Joe Biden by Evan Vucci/Associated Press

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is set to announce a wide-ranging moratorium on new oil and gas leasing on U.S. lands, as his administration moves quickly to reverse Trump administration policies on energy and the environment and address climate change.

January 26, 2021
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Rises 2.6¢; Biden Stops Development of Keystone XL Pipeline

Closeup of diesel fuel The largest gain came in the New England region, where diesel jumped 6.4 cents a gallon to $2.764. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News)

Truckers are continuing to see higher diesel prices as the nationwide cost of trucking’s main fuel rose 2.6 cents, the Energy Information Administration reported Jan. 18.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 19, 2021
Government, Business, Fuel

Keystone XL Clears Hurdle as Nebraska Court Approves Route

Keystone pipeline TT File Photo

TC Energy Corp.’s long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline cleared a significant legal hurdle as the Nebraska Supreme Court ruled that regulators’ approval of the conduit’s route through the state was valid.

August 23, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Keystone XL Pipeline Inches Forward as Order Blocking Work Is Lifted

Keystone XL Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

TC Energy Corp.’s $8 billion Keystone XL crude oil pipeline is inching forward after a court injunction that stopped work on the project was been lifted.

Kevin Orland | Bloomberg News
August 1, 2019
Business, Safety, Fuel

TransCanada: Keystone Pipeline Likely Source of Oil Spill in Missouri

Keystone document Brett Gundlock/Bloomberg News

TransCanada Corp. said its Keystone pipeline, which carries Canadian crude to the United States, likely was the source of an oil spill in Missouri that prompted the company to shut a segment of the line.

February 11, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Keystone XL Pipe Cleared to Start Limited Pre-Construction Work

pipeyard TransCanada pipe yard. (Scott Dalton/Bloomberg News)

TransCanada Corp. can resume certain pre-construction activities, including engineering and meeting with stakeholders, for the Keystone XL oil pipeline after a federal court decision, the company said in an e-mail statement.

Rachel Adams-Heard | Bloomberg News
November 30, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel

Keystone XL Ruling Comes as Canada Faces Pipeline Capacity Crunch

Keystone sign Nati Harnik/Associated Press

A Montana federal judge’s ruling that threatens to further delay TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL pipeline comes at one of the worst possible times for the Canadian oil industry.

November 9, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel

Construction on Keystone XL Pipeline Set to Start in 2019

TransCanada pipe yard Scott Dalton/AP

LINCOLN, Neb. — The developer of the Keystone XL oil pipeline plans to start construction next year, after a U.S. State Department review ordered by a federal judge concluded that major environmental damage from a leak is unlikely and could quickly be mitigated, a company spokesman said Sept. 24.

Grant Schulte | Associated Press
September 25, 2018

Senate Fails to Override Obama's Keystone Veto

The U.S. Senate failed to override President Obama’s veto of a bill forcing approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, a setback for Republicans who have made building the $8 billion U.S.-Canada oil link a legislative priority.

March 4, 2015