Oil by Rail

10/03/17
Author: 
Deborah Jaremko

[Webpage editor's note: Notwithstanding the false description of Imperial Oil as a Canadian company this article notes a significant shift.  More of the climate vandalism underway is by Canadian corporations.]

22/09/16

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

First Nations and Tribes Sign New Treaty Joining Forces To Stop All Tar Sands Pipelines

Signatories commit to also pushing for a sustainable economy based on renewable energy

17/09/16
Author: 
Ian Bickis

Sept 16, 2016 CALGARY — The Alberta government has approved three oilsands projects that it says represent about $4 billion of potential investments, though it’s unclear whether any of the projects will go ahead.

The projects include the Blackpearl Resources’s Blackrod project, Surmont Energy’s Wildwood project, and Husky Energy’s Saleski project that together total about 95,000 barrels of potential production.

10/09/16
Author: 
Cory Collins

Three Canadian banks are among the more than two dozen financial
institutions identified as backers of the controversial Dakota Access
Pipeline and its associated companies. The pipeline has been the focus of
intense opposition from the Standing Rock Sioux tribe in North Dakota, who
fear that a spill would poison their water supply, as well as from other
Native Americans, Indigenous peoples in Canada, and environmentalists.
 
The planned pipeline would bring oil from North Dakota to Illinois, but has

10/08/16
Author: 
Samantha Wolfeil

August 10, 2016, BELLINGHAM,, Wa,, USA - No new applications to ship unrefined fossil fuel through Cherry Point can be approved for at least the next two months after Whatcom County Council passed an emergency moratorium Tuesday night, Aug. 9.

The council unanimously passed the moratorium to address concerns about potential public health and safety risks that could come with the increased transportation of unrefined fossil fuels, such as crude oil traveling by rail through the county to two refineries at Cherry Point.

27/07/16
Author: 
Business in Vancouver

If it's ever built, a $22 billion oil refinery in Kitimat would be Canada's largest


July 27, 2016 -  Share:B.C. newspaper owner David Black thinks Canada should be refining its oil, not shipping it offshore.

Will the federal Liberal government put up a $10 billion loan guarantee for David Black’s proposed $22 billion low-carbon refinery in Kitimat?

That is just one of the financing issues the B.C. newspaper magnate needs to resolve if he is to succeed in building what he says would be Canada’s biggest – and the world’s cleanest – oil refinery.

23/07/16
Author: 
Canadian Press

NORTH BATTLEFORD, SASK.—Attempts to stop a pipeline oil spill from flowing down a major river in Saskatchewan failed Friday and new steps were being taken to try to contain the slick.

A government official said booms placed on the North Saskatchewan River by Husky Energy to contain the spill were ineffective because high water levels lifted the oil over the barriers.

The official, who did not want to be named, said Husky Energy and the government were placing booms further downstream and increasing skimming to try to remove oil from the water.

15/07/16
Author: 
Shawn McCarthy

July 14, 2016 - TransCanada Corp. joined hands with construction unions on Thursday to demonstrate support for its Energy East pipeline project, which goes to public hearings next month.

At a ceremony in a union training facility in Ottawa, TransCanada chief executive officer Russ Girling signed an agreement with four unions committing to employ their members in the $15.7-billion project – assuming that it receives federal approval two years from now.

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