A group of Democratic senators in swing districts is urging President Barack Obama to make a decision on whether to approve the controversial Keystone XL pipeline soon, according to analysis in Oilprice.com.
With midterm elections looming, the 11 senators—most of whom have a history of supporting the oil industry—wrote a letter asking the administration for a "definitive timeline" on construction of the TransCanada project by the end of May, Oilprice said.
The Obama administration has resisted calls for a quick approval on Keystone, which is strongly supported by energy industry interests but opposed just as strongly by environmental groups.
Click here for the full Oilprice story, including the list of senators who signed the letter.
—By CNBC.com staff.