Canadian Rail System and Premier Threatened by Pipeline Activists

Daniel B. Markind, Esq.Flaster Greenberg PC The Canadian rail system is in chaos thanks to pipeline activists and boy premier who hasn’t got a clue what to do it seems. Is the U.S. a target as well? People in the United States who wonder how far pipeline protests can go, and how disruptive they can be,

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Who’s Really Behind the Canadian Railroad Blockades?

Transportation and shipping have been massively disrupted in Canada due to protests that—in an attempt to halt the construction of a natural gas pipeline—are blocking among other things, railroads. Recently, activists against the Teck Frontier’s Coastal Gaslink Pipeline, a proposed project that would ship British Columbian natural gas to an LNG facility on the Pacific

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Woodside writing-down Western Canada investments

A partner in the proposed Kitimat LNG project on the British Columbia coast said it will record a $720 million after-tax writedown on its investments in Western Canada, Kallanish Energy learns. Australia-based Woodside Petroleum said the charge against 2019 earnings reflects uncertainty in timing of when it will be able to develop its natural gas fields

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Canadian Energy Weekly Round-Up: February 10, 2020

Here are the top news stories covering Canada’s energy landscape: Activists’ Unrealistic Demands Despite receiving support from 250 university professors in an open letter, Extinction Rebellion still has unrealistic goals for solving climate change. Among other demands, the open letter asks for Canada to create binding legislation for zero emissions by 2025. This request is

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Canadian Energy Weekly Round-Up: December 30

Here are the top news stories covering Canada’s energy landscape: Canada Has Huge Opportunity for Energy Growth As 2019 ends and 2020 begins, the global demand for energy is only set to increase over the next two decades. According to the International Energy Agency’s World Energy Outlook 2019, global energy demand will increase by 24

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As for Fractivist Politicians, Watch What They Do, Not What They Say

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … There’s an awful lot of green pandering and talk these days by fractivist politicians, but watch what they do, not what they say. You just might be surprised. The City of Philadelphia, the State of New Jersey and Canada; all are led by fractivist politicians. Yet, amazing things

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EIA reports Canada is key energy trade partner to US

Based on the combined value of energy exports and imports, Canada is the largest energy trading partner with the United States, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Canada is the second-largest importer of energy from the United States, in terms of trade value, behind only Mexico. Energy exports accounted for about 8% of the

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Oregon Fracking Ban? The Left Coast Better Take Heed of the Risks

Daniel B. Markind, Esq.Flaster Greenberg PC Is an Oregon fracking ban about to happen? Do residents of the Left Coast have the slightest idea what they are risking or what the downsides might be?. By a vote of 17-11, the Oregon State Senate last week passed a five-year moratorium on fracking in that State. The Senate

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U.S. Natural Gas Exports Climbing Higher and Higher!

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. . … Exports contribute to the our economy in numerous ways and natural gas exports just keep rising, bringing aconomic development to both rural and urban areas. Natural gas exports are growing and rapidly. Our natural gas is finding its way to Canada, Mexico and around the world with benefits

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Rangeland Midstream Canada announces pipeline project

Rangeland Energy III’s Rangeland Midstream Canada unit Tuesday announced plans to design, construct and operate new crude oil and condensate pipelines in the Marten Hills region of north central Alberta, Kallanish Energy reports. The Marten Hills Pipeline System will extend roughly 52.8 miles and include crude oil and condensate pipelines and related facilities. The system

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Kenney sworn in as Alberta’s premier

United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney was sworn in Tuesday as the 18th premier of Canada’s largest crude-producing province, Alberta, and named a cabinet he says will go to bat for the energy sector, Kallanish Energy reports. Kenney, a former conservative federal cabinet minister, won the election in a landslide victory against Rachel Notley’s New

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American NGO Community Insures Nothing Happens in Canada

Stephen HeinsEnergy Consultant“The Word Merchant” … The American NGO community, financed by the likes of the Rockefeller family, is making difficult for ordinary Canadians, insuring nothing ever gets built. The great Vivian Krause has done a remarkably thorough job of detailing the enormous amount of money flowing from the American NGO community to environmental organizations

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