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Oil & Energy

Knickrehm fifth-grader honored for winning poster promoting safe digging

By Austin Koeller  austin.koeller@theindependent.com – May 15, 2019 Updated May 16, 2019 One Knickrehm Elementary fifth-grader hopes to educate people on the importance of calling 811 prior to digging through his award-winning poster. Fifth-grader Leonidas Lopez placed first in the Nebraska…

TransCanada shareholders agree to drop ‘Canada’ from company name

CALGARY — TransCanada Corp. (TRP.TO 0.54%) is officially dropping the “Canada” from its name, but CEO Russ Girling isn’t saying he expects it will make it any easier to get pipelines approved in Canada or the United States. The Calgary-based company…

The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion may not ease B.C. gas prices — here’s why

Jason Kenney touts pipeline but industry watcher says price relief not a given Premier Jason Kenney is offering to help his B.C. counterpart with the high price of gasoline in that province’s Lower Mainland. As he announced his government has proclaimed…

Nearly 40% of homeowners digging in 2019 put themselves, others at risk, study says

Making a free call to 811 before digging for home improvement projects can prevent damage to underground utility lines and keep communities safe (Source: www.pipeline-safety.org) By Victor Blanco | April 8, 2019 at 7:01 AM CDT – Updated April 8…

President Trump signed an executive order Friday authorizing the construction of the keystone pipeline at the northwest border, according to a new report..

By Paulina Dedaj | Fox News Click here for original report A press release from the White House, tweeted by Vox, revealed an executive order granting a permit to Transcanada Keystone Pipeline to begin work for a pipeline in Phillips County, Montana.…

2 Stocks That Will Beat the TSX Index Over the Next Decade

Ambrose O’Callaghan | March 15, 2019 | More on: BAD KXS The S&P/TSX Composite Index fell 62 points on March 14. This week, I’d discussed the impressive run the stock market has put together over the past decade. Unfortunately, the…

Enbridge files $29.5 million suit over 2017 pipeline spill near Edmonton

JONNY WAKEFIELD – Updated: March 6, 2019 Pipeline giant Enbridge has filed a $29.5-million lawsuit against four companies over a 2017 spill it says was caused by construction on another pipeline nearby. Enbridge’s Line 2A pipeline east of Edmonton breached on Feb.…

Prevent caught-in, caught-between incidents

From  Safety+Health -The official Magazine of the NSC Congress & Expo January 27, 2019   Cave-ins during excavation work, body parts being pulled into unguarded machinery, standing within the swing radius of cranes and other equipment, and being caught between…

WATCH: Oil and gas convoy held in Red Deer

Sean McIntosh Jan. 12, 2019 12:50 p.m. Local News   News  Video Vehicles were honking their horns on central Alberta highways in support of the oil and gas industry. Hundreds took part in an oil and gas convoy, which began at the Red Deer…

Pipeline protests continue: Gas pipeline in northern British Columbia

By Marc Montgomery | english@rcinet.ca Monday 7 January, 2019 While debate over oil pipelines in southern Canada continue, another pipeline conflict is brewing in northern British Columbia. This time it concerns a 700 kilometre gas pipeline to stretch from Dawson Creek in the…