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Alberta natural gas pipeline ruptures

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Tue Feb 18, 2014 2:02pm EST CALGARY, Alberta Feb 18 (Reuters) – A natural gas pipeline owned by TransCanada Corp ruptured 10 kilometers (6 miles) north of Rocky Mountain House, Alberta, on Tuesday morning. No injuries were reported and the pipeline regulator said there were no human health concerns. TransCanada, the country’s No. 2 pipeline company, said the rupture on ...

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EDITORIAL: Delaying Keystone delays safety and jobs

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Five years ago, Transcanada, a major operator of oil and natural gas pipelines, submitted an application with the State Department for approval to build the Keystone XL Pipeline. The Obama Administration has yet to act, even though this pipeline would strengthen the nation’s energy security and economy, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and provide thousands of union construction and permanent jobs ...

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Canada regulator approves Enbridge’s Alberta oil pipeline plan


CALGARY, Alberta Jan 30 (Reuters) – The National Energy Board, the regulator for Canada’s major pipeline projects, on Thursday recommended the federal government approve Enbridge Inc’s C$1.8 billion (US$1.61 billion) plan to build an oil pipeline linking Edmonton, Alberta, to the province’s largest storage hub at Hardisty. The board said the 182-kilometer (113-mile) pipeline, which would carry 570,000 barrel per ...

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Hillary Clinton to speak in Canada amid debate over Keystone

WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Hillary Rodham Clinton, who has so far avoided taking a position on the Keystone XL pipeline, is sure to face the issue again on Wednesday in a return to Canada as Congress considers approving construction of the contentious project backed by the United States’ northern neighbor. The former U.S. secretary of state was to headline events in ...

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ANALYSIS-Canada banks steal quiet march as Wall St retreats from energy

CALGARY, Alberta, Dec 19 (Reuters) – As Wall Street’s giants pull back from the energy business, Canadian banks are stepping forward, aided by booming domestic oil production and a reputation for prudence. Bank of Montreal, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Bank of Nova Scotia, long-time niche players in energy trading, hedging and dealmaking, are expanding their operations both north ...

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