Government, Business, Fuel

Enbridge Pipeline Contracts Seen Putting Power in Refiner Hands

Anti-oil graffiti Graffiti reading "Respect The Sea, No Oil" is seen on a bridge in Massett, British Columbia, Canada. (Ben Nelms/Bloomberg News)

Enbridge Inc.’s plan to contract space on its Mainline oil pipeline system is drawing the ire of producers who argue the new system will give too much power to Midwest refiners.

August 28, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Pipelines Add Room on ‘Unrelenting’ Demand for Canada’s Oil

Oil Simon Dawson/Bloomberg News

U.S. refiners want more Canadian oil, and pipeline companies are finding ways to get it to them. Companies are adding space to their congested oil export pipelines from Canada even as plans for bigger expansions and new lines face delays.

Robert Tuttle | Bloomberg News
August 2, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Canadian Oil Rally May Falter Amid Pipeline Delay, Deloitte Says

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

The stubborn, sharp rise in Canadian heavy crude prices finally may falter later this year, when swelling output overwhelms a pipeline system that will be lacking a key project producers had counted on, according to Deloitte.

April 3, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

North Dakota Pipeline Company Gauges Interest in Expanding Oil Volume

Dakota Pipeline Work being done one the Dakota Access Pipeline in S.D. (Tom Stromme/Associated Press)

BISMARCK, N.D. — The developer of the Dakota Access pipeline is gauging shippers’ interest in a possible expansion of the volume of crude oil moved through the pipeline from 500,000 barrels to 570,000 barrels per day, despite ongoing tribal efforts to shut the pipeline down.

October 22, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel

Michigan, Canadian Pipeline Company Reach Agreement

Michigan bridge Mackinac Bridge that spans the Straits of Mackinac from Mackinaw City, Mich. (Carlos Osorio/Associated Press)

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder’s administration and Canadian pipeline giant Enbridge have agreed to replace twin 65-year-old crude oil pipes in a channel linking two of the Great Lakes with another that would run through a tunnel far below the lake bed.

John Flesher | Associated Press
October 3, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel

States to Receive $49 Million in Pipeline Safety Grants

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

More than $49 million in grants will be distributed to states for safety inspections, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration announced July 1.

July 5, 2016
Government, Business, Fuel

Senate Clears Pipeline Safety Bill

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

The Senate on June 13 cleared a bill that would direct federal regulators to implement a series of pipeline safety mandates.

June 14, 2016
Government, Business, Fuel

Pipeline Safety Reform Passes House

Legislation aimed at reforming pipeline safety programs easily passed the U.S. House of Representatives on June 8, setting up a vote in the Senate as early as this month.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
June 9, 2016
Government, Business, Fuel

House Passes Bill Aimed at Advancing Keystone XL Pipeline

The House passed a bill that would take the permitting authority for the Keystone XL Pipeline away from President Obama.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
May 24, 2013
Business, Fuel

Administration Nixes Keystone XL Pipeline, But Alternate Plan Seen Moving Forward

President Obama has denied a permit for the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline, but investors, public officials and analysts said the project is likely to move forward on an alternate route, Bloomberg reported Thursday.

January 19, 2012