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Business, Safety, Fuel

Storm’s Blackouts Sever Texas Fuel Shipments to East Coast

Storm’s Blackouts Sever Texas Fuel Shipments to East Coast A Colonial Pipeline Co. storage tank at a facility in the Port of Baltimore. (Samuel Corum/Bloomberg)

The largest gasoline pipeline in North America halted most shipments of fuel from Texas to the East Coast after Hurricane Nicholas’ winds knocked out power to almost half a million homes and businesses.

September 14, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel

US Senate Transportation Policymakers Press for Pipeline Security

Cybersecurity Sens. Cantwell (right) and Wicker at an earlier Senate hearing. (J. Scott Applewhite/Associated Press)

The leaders of the U.S. Senate’s freight committee called on the Biden administration, congressional colleagues and private industry stakeholders to enhance security operations following the cyberattack on Colonial Pipeline.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
July 28, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Fuel

New Cybersecurity Order Issued for US Pipeline Operators

Colonial Pipeline Tanker trucks are parked near the entrance of Colonial Pipeline Co. in Charlotte, N.C. (Chris Carlson/Associated Press)

WASHINGTON — The Department of Homeland Security on July 20 announced new requirements for U.S. pipeline operators to bolster cybersecurity following a May ransomware attack that disrupted gas delivery across the East Coast.

Nomaan Merchant | Associated Press
July 20, 2021
Government, Business, Fuel

Energy Transfer Says It Won’t Shut Dakota Access Despite Ruling

Demonstrators protest the Dakota Access pipeline in Washington in 2017. Demonstrators protest the Dakota Access pipeline in Washington in 2017. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News)

Energy Transfer LP said it’s not making any moves to empty its Dakota Access oil pipeline after a judge July 6 ordered the conduit shut while a more robust environmental review is conducted.

Simon Casey | Bloomberg News
July 8, 2020
Government, Business, Fuel, Logistics

Judge Orders Dakota Access Pipeline Shut Down Pending Review

President Trump signs one of five executive orders related to the oil pipeline industry in 2017. President Trump signs one of five executive orders related to the oil pipeline industry on Jan. 24, 2017. A federal judge on July 6 ruled that the Dakota Access Pipeline needed to cease operations in 30 days. (Shawn Thew/Bloomberg News)

A federal judge on July 6 sided with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and ordered the Dakota Access pipeline to shut down until more environmental review is done.

Dave Kolpack | Associated Press
July 6, 2020
Government, Business

Canadian Minister Sees Progress on Rail Blockades

Demonstrators stand at a rail blockade during a protest in Ontario on Feb. 13. Demonstrators stand at a rail blockade during a protest in Ontario on Feb. 13. (Brett Gundlock/Bloomberg News)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s public safety minister said police are withdrawing from the First Nation protest site at heart of demonstrations that have paralyzed Canada’s railways.

February 20, 2020
Government, Business, Fuel

North Dakota Regulators OK Dakota Access Pipeline Expansion

A section of the Dakota Access pipeline is shown during construction in September 2016. A section of the Dakota Access pipeline is shown during construction in September 2016. (Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune via AP)

North Dakota regulators on Feb. 19 unanimously approved expanded capacity for the Dakota Access pipeline, saying they believed the project had met exhaustive state and federal requirements.

James MacPherson | Associated Press
February 19, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

CEOs, Lawmakers Sound Alarm on Canadian Rail Protests

Pipeline protesters countered pro-pipeline demonstrations in Ottawa, Ontario, in February 2019. Protesters countered pro-pipeline demonstrations in Ottawa, Ontario, in February 2019. (David Kawai/Bloomberg News)

Escalating protests against a Canadian natural gas pipeline are putting shipments of grain, propane, lumber and consumer goods in jeopardy and prompting consternation among executives and lawmakers.

February 12, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

US House Transportation Committee Advances Pipeline Safety Bill

oil pipeline An oil pipeline. The House Energy and Commerce Committee advanced the measure Nov. 19. (Getty Images)

Legislation that aims to enhance safety across pipeline systems, as well as tackle concerns related to climate change, recently was advanced by a panel in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
November 25, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Trudeau Team Seeks to Calm Oil Patch Fears of Pipeline Debacle

A petroleum pipeline crossing marker next to road in Canada A petroleum pipeline crossing marker stands near the Kinder Morgan facility in Burnaby, British Columbia, on April 11, 2018. (Ben Nelms/Bloomberg News)

One of Justin Trudeau’s top lieutenants says the Canadian prime minister will proceed with an expansion of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline even as he’s now likely to share power with the more environmentally minded New Democratic Party.

Kevin Orland | Bloomberg News
October 22, 2019

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