The House of Representatives approved a bill as expected on Wednesday declaring that a presidential permit was not needed to approve the Canada-to-Nebraska leg of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.» Read More
VANCOUVER, Nov 4- In this era of pipelines spanning thousands of miles, the idea of shipping crude across North America in railway cars might seem a quaint throwback to the oil pioneering days of the West.
SUMNER, Texas-- Oil has long lived in harmony with farmland and cattle across the Texas landscape, a symbiosis nurtured by generations and built on an unspoken honor code that allowed agriculture to thrive while oil was extracted. In the minds of some landowners approached by TransCanada for land, the company has broken the code.
NEW YORK/ HOUSTON, Oct 11- Oil major BP Plc has secured U.S. government permission to ship U.S. crude oil to Canada, and Royal Dutch Shell has applied for an export license, as rising production in the world's top oil consumer upends global energy flows.
Oct 11- Canada's main stock index looked set to open higher on Thursday, on expectations that Spain would be pressured to seek a sovereign bailout after S&P downgraded it to just one notch above junk. *The IMF backed giving debt-burdened Greece and Spain more time to reduce their budget deficits, cautioning that cutting too far, too fast would do more harm than good.
*A Canadian naval intelligence officer pleaded guilty to spying for Russia, a public admission of an embarrassing espionage scandal that has damaged Canada's reputation among allies and will likely reverberate for years.
VANCOUVER, Oct 10- Enbridge Inc needs to do a better job of communicating to most British Columbians and other Canadians the merits of its contentious Northern Gateway oil pipeline planned for the Western Canadian province, a senior company official said on Wednesday.
*Terms of the deal with Phillips 66 not disclosed* Terminal has 5 million barrels of storage capacity* It is located 80 miles east of New York Harbor.
*Canada expects Indian companies will make oil sands deals. *Chinese bid for oil producer Nexen makes waves in Canada. To some political consternation in Canada, China is rapidly buying up assets in the tar sands of northern Alberta, one of the world's biggest crude oil deposits.
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*Parliament held an emergency debate Wednesday night on how to respond to an E. coli outbreak that has triggered the country's largest beef recall and sent the Harper government scrambling to defend the safety of Canada's food supply.
TORONTO, Oct 3- Canada's main stock index ended modestly lower on Wednesday, as signs of a worsening economic slowdown in China and Europe weighed on commodity prices and resource shares, offsetting better-than-expected U.S. data. Canadian Natural Resources was the most influential decliner, down 2.9 percent to C $30.28.
MARSHALL, Mich.-- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday told Enbridge Inc. that the pipeline company's massive 2010 oil spill in the Kalamazoo River system requires more cleanup work. The agency says it informed Enbridge more work is need upstream from the Ceresco and Battle Creek dams and Morrow Lake.
Light synthetic crude for November delivery last sold for $9.75 a barrel over benchmark West Texas Intermediate, compared with $12 a barrel over WTI on Tuesday, according to Shorcan Energy Brokers. November Western Canada Select heavy blend was quoted at $11 a barrel under WTI, an 80- cent wider discount than on Tuesday.
*In one case, payment of more than $7 mln held up over $100 invoice. By Ayesha Rascoe and Roberta Rampton. WASHINGTON, Oct 2- A year after the U.S. government raced to meet a deadline to finish loan agreements with dozens of clean energy companies, less than half the total money promised has been handed over.
*In one case, payment of more than $7 mln held up over $100 invoice. *Caution shows government taking appropriate care-CEO By Ayesha Rascoe and Roberta Rampton. WASHINGTON, Oct 2- A year after the U.S. government raced to meet a deadline to finish loan agreements with dozens of clean energy companies, less than half the total money promised has been handed over.
*Illinois, Montana refineries down for work. CALGARY, Alberta, Oct 2- Canadian crude prices strengthened on Tuesday, despite outages at some key U.S. refineries, after Syncrude Canada Ltd, one of the top to oil sands mining operations, reported lower production.
Here are eight stocks cited by S&P Capital IQ as being poised for long-term gains based on North America’s booming oil production, arranged in inverse order of analysts’ most positive ratings.
Pro traders are starting to worry that if the worst case scenario plays out – Spain could be as damaging to the market as the collapse of Lehman Brothers.
The massive financing needs of China's two biggest trading partners — the U.S. and Europe — could leave Beijing spoiled for choice as it plans to spend $560 billion in foreign investments over the next five years.
Talk to oil and gas industry veterans and they'll tell you, the U.S. is in the midst of an energy renaissance, with national oil production at a 12 year high, thanks to the boom in Shale oil production in places like North Dakota.