Only two days after President Donald Trump signed an executive order inviting the revival, TransCanada Corp. submitted a fresh application late Thursday to construct the hotly contested Keystone XL pipeline for Alberta oilsands exports.
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TransCanada Corp. vowed Wednesday to try reviving the hotly contested Keystone XL oil export pipeline when U.S. President-elect Donald Trump moves into the White House.
TransCanada Corp. on Wednesday pulled its Keystone XL crude oil pipeline application pending before Nebraska regulators for a proposed route through the state following the Obama administration’s decision to reject its request for a Presidential permit earlier this month (see Shale Daily, Nov. 6).
Though it had become a lightning rod in the debate over the nation’s use of fossil fuels, the rejection of TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL is unlikely to have any meaningful impact on the nation’s natural gas infrastructure buildout, according to industry officials.
President Obama vetoed a bill authorizing construction of the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline on Tuesday, following through on his threat to do so shortly after Republicans secured control of both chambers of Congress.
Developments over the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline continued on Friday, after the Nebraska Supreme Court ruled that a law granting Gov. Dave Heineman the power to approve the pipeline’s route through the state could stand.
The first day of GOP control of the U.S. Senate started off on a testy note Tuesday after a pair of lawmakers introduced a bill to approve construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline and President Obama promised to veto it.
Following the one-vote failure of the Keystone XL Pipeline in the U.S. Senate, TransCanada Corp. CEO Russ Girling said Wednesday his company is in for the duration to overcome the high hurdles that still exist for the proposed $7 billion, 1,700-mile pipeline project from Alberta to the Gulf of Mexico.