Tag: TransCanada

TransCanada applies for gas shipment clearance

TransCanada applies for gas shipment clearance

TransCanada has applied to the National Energy Board of Canada for permission to transport natural gas from the west of the country to New Brunswick, via existing pipeline infrastructure. The application has also gained the support of Enbridge and Irving Oil – two of the largest gas retailers in New […]

Section of Keystone oil pipeline remains closed due to potential leak

Section of Keystone oil pipeline remains closed due to potential leak

Sections of the TransCanada Corp Keystone oil pipeline remains closed, awaiting investigation, following a potential leak near Louis, Missouri. Crews were sent to assess the suspected leak, located between Steele City, Nebraska and Patoka, Illinois, where the pipeline had been closed. The pipeline that carries 590,000 barrels per day, is […]

BC faces winter gas shortage after pipeline explosion

BC faces winter gas shortage after pipeline explosion

British Columbia is facing a gas shortage of 20% to 50% this winter following a natural gas pipeline explosion earlier this month near the city of Prince George. FortisBC said it had anticipated a ruptured pipe to be running by mid-November, it will only be able to operate at a […]

Bottlenecks in US-Canada pipelines costs $5 per barrel

Bottlenecks in US-Canada pipelines costs $5 per barrel

A new report has found that the increasing distance between supply and demand for pipeline capacity linking Canada and the US is causing fuel costs to surge in North America. The report, by the C.D. Howe Institute, says oil and gas producers in North America are struggling to be competitive […]

Nebraska approves Keystone XL pipeline

Nebraska approves Keystone XL pipeline

Last week the Nebraska Public Service Commission approved the construction of an oil pipeline that will provide an alternative route for Keystone XL. The 1,900km pipeline that was first proposed by Canadian energy giant, TransCanada Corp, could carry up to 830,000 barrels of oil each day from the Alberta tar […]

FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012 file photo, miles of pipe ready to become part of the Keystone Pipeline are stacked in a field near Ripley, Okla. The controversy over the pipeline in the hub of Oklahoma's oil activity, was voted the number nine story of the state for 2012. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

Canadian investors eye oil boon after Trump victory

Investors in Canadian oil have been buoyed by the election of Donald Trump over his support for the Keystone pipeline between Canada and America. TransCanada the firm who is behind the Keystone project saw their shares rise 2.2 per cent on Mr Trump’s election. But analysts in Canada’s energy capital […]