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  • WASHINGTON, Jan 8- U.S. Senate Republicans were poised to move ahead on Thursday with a bill to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, their top priority in a new campaign to roll back President Barack Obama's policies. Obama has threatened to veto the measure, setting up an early battle over the TransCanada Corp project that would link Canadian oil...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 7- President Barack Obama's advisers will recommend he veto a House bill approving construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline if the legislation reaches his desk, the White House said in a statement on Wednesday. Republican senators started the new U.S. Congress on Tuesday with legislation to approve TransCanada Corp's pipeline from Canada...

  • VANCOUVER, Jan 6- British Columbia has banned the transport of oil on pipelines built specifically for proposed liquefied natural gas terminals, in an effort to quell fears that those lines could eventually be converted to carry oil sands crude to coastal markets. As part of its Energy East project, TransCanada Corp plans to convert hundreds of miles of...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 6- Republican senators kicked off the new U.S. Congress with legislation to approve the hotly disputed Keystone XL oil pipeline, but the White House promptly threatened a veto. "There is already a well-established process in place to consider whether or not infrastructure projects like this are in the best interest of the country," White House...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 6- Republican senators this week made good on a campaign promise and kicked off the new Congress with a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, saying if President Barack Obama vetoes it, they have a plan to pass the measure later in the year. Senator John Hoeven, a North Dakota Republican, introduced a bill on Tuesday to approve TransCanada Corp's...

  • WASHINGTON/ HONOLULU, Jan 4- Republicans take full control of the U.S. Congress this week with an agenda of trying to force approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline and push back on President Barack Obama's sweeping policy shifts on Cuba and immigration. Angry over the president's moves last year to bypass Congress on issues such as immigration, Republicans have...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 2- The head of the Senate energy committee plans to introduce a bill next week to force approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, though the full chamber faces a battle in obtaining needed votes to overcome any veto by President Barack Obama. Keystone supporters say they picked up votes for TransCanada Corp's $8 billion project in November's...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 2- The Senate energy committee will consider a bill next Thursday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline, a spokesman for the head of the panel said on Friday. The bill is similar to one that fell one vote short of passage in November, according to the office of Senator Lisa Murkowski, an Alaska Republican who is the new chairman of the energy panel.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 2- The head of the Senate energy committee plans to introduce a bill next week to force approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, though the full chamber faces a battle in obtaining needed votes to overcome any veto by President Barack Obama. Senator Lisa Murkowski, an Alaska Republican and the new head of the energy committee, will introduce the...

  • On Tuesday, the Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry and Security clarified for the first time that the prohibition on co-mingling was not absolute, issuing guidelines that allow "incidental" contact for foreign oil using the same infrastructure as domestic grades. Canada, the largest oil exporter to the United States, sends 3.4 million barrels a day to...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 16- The new Republican-controlled Senate's first act in January will be approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday. McConnell told reporters that the bill would be based on a measure that failed in the Senate last month that was co-sponsored by North Dakota Republican John Hoeven and Louisiana...

  • OTTAWA, Dec 8- Canada, accused by environmentalists of lack of action in the fight against climate change, said on Monday it has no chance of meeting its 2020 target for cutting greenhouse gas emissions unless it takes further steps. Under the 2009 Copenhagen Accord, Canada promised to cut emissions by 17 percent below 2005 levels by 2020. That means the country's...

  • Dec 5- Nebraska's Supreme Court could help settle the fate of the Keystone XL pipeline when it decides whether state lawmakers were right to clear the way for the controversial project. At issue are a few narrow legal questions, but the ruling by the seven-judge panel could either clear a bureaucratic hurdle or send the TransCanada Corp plan into a logistical...

  • VANCOUVER, Dec 4- Shares of Enbridge Inc surged more than 12 percent to a record high on Thursday, a day after the company outlined plans to transfer ownership of its Canadian pipelines to an affiliate and boost its dividend by 33 percent. The plan will allow Calgary- based Enbridge to accelerate dividend growth and improve funding costs for new projects,...

  • VANCOUVER, Dec 2- TransCanada Corp, Canada's No.2 pipeline operator, is pausing work on a proposed oil export terminal in Quebec, after a federal committee recommended that Beluga whales in the St. "This news yesterday that there's a recommendation to place those belugas on the endangered species list, for us, was a signal that we needed to hit the pause button," said...

  • VANCOUVER, Nov 26- TransCanada Corp will not renew its contract with U.S. public relations company Edelman after a leaked pitch for a campaign against opponents of one of the Canadian pipeline operator's biggest projects drew heavy criticism. Edelman has been working with TransCanada on the communications strategy for the proposed C $12 billion Energy East...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, Nov 20- TransCanada Corp's plans for a pipeline to ship Alberta oil to Canada's East Coast face a new hurdle after Quebec said this week the project must meet seven conditions before it will be allowed to proceed through the province. Quebec's demands for the C $12 billion project, known as Energy East, follow a failed vote in the U.S. Senate aimed at...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, Nov 20- TransCanada Corp's plans for a C $12 billion pipeline to. Quebec's demands for the project, which TransCanada calls Energy East, come just days after a failed vote in the U.S. Senate aimed at forcing presidential approval of TransCanada's controversial Keystone XL pipeline, which would move crude from the Alberta oil sands to the U.S. Gulf...

  • VANCOUVER, Nov 19- TransCanada Corp is in talks to get into the crude-by-rail business and will probably do so even if its long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline gets its U.S. permits next year, its chief executive said on Wednesday. Girling added that with Canadian and U.S. oil production rapidly expanding, TransCanada expects rail will be a larger part of the...

  • After years of fighting over TransCanada's crude oil pipeline from Canada, a Keystone deal is not entirely out of the question, sources inside the administration and others close to the White House told Reuters on Tuesday. Obama also likely would insist on making an executive decision on the $8 billion pipeline from Canada, rather than letting Congress...