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Koch "Carbon Bomb" Brothers Could Cash in Billions on Alberta Tar Sands Holdings
Business  (tags: Koch brothers, tar sands oil, #dirtyenergy, fossil fuels, #climatechanged, greed, capitalism, profit )

Brian
- 350 days ago - truth-out.org
"The Koch brothers stand to make a pretty penny off of Alberta tar sands oil because of land holdings there. They also are creating toxic time bombs in the US converting the climate change fossil fuel into petroleum coke."
Exxon to Run More Tests on Ruptured Arkansas Oil Pipeline
Business  (tags: Exxon-Mobil Corp., PMHSA, second round of testing, tar sands oil, pipeline rupture, Pegasus Pipeline, Mayflower, Arkansas, Little Rock's drinking water supply )

Judy
- 505 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Exxon Mobil Corp was granted time by regulators to carry out a second round of testing on the ruptured Pegasus oil pipeline, after the firm said an initial investigation into the reason the nearly 70-year-old line failed was not conclusive.
5 Reasons Why the Keystone XL Pipeline Is Bad for the Economy
Business  (tags: usa, politics, tar sands oil, labor )

Lynn
- 614 days ago - commondreams.org
The American labor movement is once again facing a most controversial issue -- the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. While the KXL debate has largely centered around the environmental risks, from labor's perspective opening up the Canadian Tar ...
NEAT Seeks to Unite Landowners in Dealings With TransCanada on Pipeline
Business  (tags: Brian Jorde, Nebraska Easement Action Team, (NEAT), land owners can unite, land owners disempowered, TransCanada, Keystone XL Pipeline, tar sands oil, ecosystem at risk, constitutional challenge to LB1161, (Randy) Thompson v. Heineman )

Judy
- 688 days ago - theindependent.com
Brian Jorde of Nebraska Easement Action Team (NEAT) urged members of the Nebraska Farmers Union on Saturday morning to either join or support the organization to help put Nebraska landowners on more equal footing with TransCanada.
Canada Mulls China's Massive Oil Takeover Bid
Business  (tags: China, Canada, Canadian oil company, China National Offshore Oil Corporation, (CNOOC), Calgary-based Nexen, China bid to buy Nexen, tar sands oil, Steven Harper, U.S )

Judy
- 805 days ago - aljazeera.com
Backed by a massive trade surplus and bulging overseas currency reserves, and fuelled by a voracious appetite for commodities, China has launched one of its largest foreign takeover bids to date, aiming to control a Canadian oil giant.
What's That Smell? Keystone XL
Business  (tags: Keystne XL Pipeline, Koch Brothers, TransCanada, tar sands oil, U.S. State Department, inadequate Environmental Impact Study, all risk/no benefit )

Judy
- 1110 days ago - blog.sfgate.com
Keystone XL will just seize our land through eminent domain, expose us to catastrophic oil spills and toxic pollution, and make domestic gas more expensive--all so a foreign oil company, TransCanada, can ship its tar-sands oil overseas from our ports.
Welch to State Department: Keep Keystone XL Oil in America
Business  (tags: TransCanada, contracts with multinational oil co.'s, tar sands oil for export, House Democrats, letter to Hillary Clinton, State Department, tar sands oil, refined oil product, Keystone XL Pipeline, risky pipeline )

Judy
- 1118 days ago - vtdigger.org
Dozens of Dems sent a letter to Clinton seeking assurance that any oil or refined product obtained from the risky pipeline remain available for sale within the U.S. TransCanada already has entered into long-term sales contracts with other multinationals.
Study: Tar Sands Oil Will Reach US Sans Pipeline
Business  (tags: tar sands oil, State Department study, EnSys Energy & Systems Inc., TransCanada, Keystone XL pipeline, alternative to pipeline, from Canada to Gulf Coast, rail/barge/truck, U.S. and Canadian rail sectors N. Dakot )

Judy
- 1145 days ago - businessweek.com
Canadian tar sands oil will almost certainly find their way to U.S. refineries even if a $7 billion pipeline from western Canada to the Gulf Coast doesn't gain federal approval, a U.S. State Department consultant has concluded.
   

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