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Ex-Green Party hopeful gets 4-day sentence for sit-in

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — An ex-Green Party candidate for U.S. Senate who was convicted of illegally protesting a new oil pipeline will spend four days in jail on probation violations. The Battle Creek Enquirer reports Christopher Wahmhoff received the sentence Monday in a Calhoun County courtroom. He pleaded guilty to the violations after authorities said he hadn’t paid restitution ...

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Enbridge bringing new pipeline to Gulf of Mexico

A crude oil pipeline is coming to the Gulf of Mexico, courtesy of Enbridge Inc. The company announced yesterday that it will construct a pipeline connecting Hess Corporation’s Stampede development to a third-party pipeline system. Enbridge will retain ownership and operation of the pipeline, which is expected to be operational by 2018. The new Stampede lateral pipeline will cost approximately ...

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Canada’s B.C. bans transport of oil in pipelines built for LNG

VANCOUVER, Jan 6 – British Columbia has banned the transport of oil on pipelines built specifically for proposed liquefied natural gas terminals, in an effort to quell fears that those lines could eventually be converted to carry oil sands crude to coastal markets. The regulation covers six proposed pipelines, which would all carry natural gas destined for LNG export terminals ...

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Enbridge oil spill settlement is $6.25M, not $6.75M

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BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — A settlement over a 2010 oil spill in southwestern Michigan is worth $6.25 million, not $6.75 million as lawyers reported earlier in December. A new filing has been made in Grand Rapids federal court. Judge Gordon Quist still must approve the deal between a Canadian company and residents and land owners near the Kalamazoo River. The ...

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Public meeting slated next week in Stark County on Nexus pipeline for Utica shale natural gas

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A company building a 250-mile natural gas pipeline through the Akron-Canton area will hold a public meeting on the project Wednesday. The informal, open house-style meeting for landowners — organized by Nexus Gas Transmission on its Nexus pipeline — will run from 5 to 7:30 p.m. in Room M100 of Stark State College’s Business & Entrepreneurship Center, 6200 Frank Ave. ...

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More delays seen for start of U.S. crude pipeline Seaway Twin


NEW YORK (Reuters) – The widely anticipated Seaway Twin crude pipeline has yet to start pumping oil, missing an end-June target and fueling speculation among traders of potentially deeper delays. Pipeline operator Enterprise Product Partners <EPD.N> said in June that the 450,000-barrel-per-day expansion, which would move crude from Cushing, Oklahoma, to oil tanks hear Houston, would be completed by the ...

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First Nations being courted to back tar sands refinery projects on their land

Elizabeth Douglass | InsideClimate News Despite last week’s approval from the Canadian government, uncertainty still dogs Enbridge Inc.’s Northern Gateway oil sands pipeline largely because of a vow from key aboriginal communities to block it. Others in the oil industry are trying hard to avoid the mistakes Enbridge made when it comes to approaching Canada’s powerful First Nations about projects that could ...

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More oil-by-rail heads to Appalachia’s refineries

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By ANDREW MAYKUTH for The Philadelphia Inquirer At the Delaware River wharf where Appalachian coal trains once unloaded their cargo, 108 rail tankers lined up Tuesday to deliver a new distant energy source — crude oil from North Dakota. The Eddystone Rail Facility, built on leased land surrounding an aging Exelon Corp. power plant, is the latest oil-by-rail facility to open ...

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Judge for U.S. regulator strikes committed rates on Seaway pipeline


NEW YORK, May 9 (Reuters) – A Federal Energy Regulatory Commission judge annulled committed shipper rates on the Cushing-to-Texas Seaway pipeline on Friday, despite objections from energy companies who say it could jeopardize billions in infrastructure investment. Administrative law Judge Karen Johnson upheld a ruling she made last September, saying the contracts that Seaway Crude Oil Pipeline Company LLC negotiated ...

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