Canada’s energy jobs transition bill stirs divisiveness in oil heartland

Canada’s energy jobs transition bill stirs divisiveness in oil heartland

Jan 22 (Reuters) – In western Canada’s oil sector, controversy rages over federal government legislation to help the fossil fuel workforce transition to a greener economy, but union and community leaders warn that the politicization of the Just Transition Bill is obscuring the needs of workers. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government is expected to … Read more

Kansas residents hold noses as crews mop up huge US oil spill

Kansas residents hold noses as crews mop up huge US oil spill

WASHINGTON, Kan., Dec 10 (Reuters) – Residents near the site of the worst U.S. oil pipeline leak in a decade took the commotion and smell in stride as cleanup crews worked in scorching temperatures close to zero, and investigators have been looking for clues as to what caused the spill. A strong smell of petroleum … Read more

Investigators and cleanup crews begin cleaning up oil pipeline spill in Kansas

Investigators and cleanup crews begin cleaning up oil pipeline spill in Kansas

WASHINGTON, Kansas, Dec 9 (Reuters) – Emergency crews prepared on Friday to work through the weekend to clean up the largest U.S. crude oil spill in nearly a decade, with workers descending into this farming community as far away as Mississippi. A strong smell of oil wafted through the air, a Reuters witness said, as … Read more