“No More Drilling Leases & Fracking Ban Everywhere” says Democratic Presidential Candidate

Massachusetts Democrat Sen. Elizabeth Warren said Friday she would immediately ban fracking if elected president. This drew immediate pushback from critics who said a move like this would “cripple the U.S. oil-and-gas industry” and “force the nation to import fossil fuels”. In a tweet she made earlier this month, Warren made her intentions very clear: “On

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Notice to Proceed: Mobilization of initial TransMountain Workforce

Those in support of the Trans Mountain Pipeline are celebrating good news this week. In a news release yesterday, Trans Mountain issued a ‘Notice to Proceed’ directive to some of its prime construction contractors triggering mobilization of the initial workforce necessary to build the Trans Mountain Expansion Project. The directives give the contractors 30 days

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“Transformational” $1.7B Steel Mill Coming to TX: 600+ High Paying Jobs Expected

The Corpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corporation announced earlier this week that Steel Dynamics has selected a location near Sinton, Texas, to built its $1.7 billion steel mill. Steel Dynamics confirmed that the mill is meant to facilitate the company’s access to three key regional markets: northern and mid-central Mexico, the West Coast, as well

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Provincial Top Court Unanimous:  B.C. Can’t Impose Pipeline Killing Environmental Laws

The verdict? B.C’s top court said proposed legislation to limit the flow of increased amounts of “heavy oil” into B.C. would be in direct conflict with federal jurisdiction over interprovincial pipelines. Their decision was unanimous. Written by Justice Mary Newbury, the66-page ruling states that “Even if it were not intended to ‘single out’ the TMX pipeline,

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