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

Storm cuts oil, gas and power generation in the United States, pushing prices up

Storm cuts oil, gas and power generation in the United States, pushing prices up

Dec 23 (Reuters) – Bitter cold and gusty winds on Friday knocked out power and shut down power generation across the United States, sending heating and electricity prices soaring as people braced for the parties. Winter Storm Elliott brought sub-freezing temperatures and severe weather warnings to about two-thirds of the United States, with cold and … Read more

Keystone cleanup turns remote Kansas valley into a small town

Keystone cleanup turns remote Kansas valley into a small town

WASHINGTON, Kan., Dec 18 (Reuters) – Farmer Bill Pannbacker received a call earlier this month from a representative of TC Energy Corp, telling him that his Keystone pipeline, which runs through his farmland in the countryside of Kansas, had suffered an oil spill. But he was unprepared for what he saw on his land, which … Read more

Keystone oil spill cleanup expected to take weeks – officials

Keystone oil spill cleanup expected to take weeks – officials

Dec 13 (Reuters) – Cleaning up the largest oil spill in the United States in nearly a decade will take at least weeks longer, local Kansas officials said on Tuesday, citing a recent meeting with the owner of the pipeline Keystone, TC Energy Corp. (TRP.TO). There is still no official timetable for the restart of … Read more

Operator Keystone recovers approximately 2,600 barrels of oil from Kansas Creek

Operator Keystone recovers approximately 2,600 barrels of oil from Kansas Creek

No timetable for the restart yet Oil-stained nearby pastures used by ranchers The lack of Canadian oil supply is a concern WASHINGTON, Kansas, Dec 12 (Reuters) – Canada’s TC Energy Corp (TRP.TO) said it had cleaned up nearly 2,600 barrels of oil from the largest U.S. crude spill in nearly a decade, but the timeline … 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

Chinese economy hopes to give global stocks a boost, Fed remains nervous

Chinese economy hopes to give global stocks a boost, Fed remains nervous

Hong Kong, China stocks at 3-month highs Dollar, stable oil US PPI inflation data out later on Friday LONDON/SYDNEY, Dec 9 (Reuters) – Global stocks rose on Friday on expectations that China’s economy would strengthen as COVID-19 curbs ease, but stocks were heading for a 2% weekly loss on jittery markets ahead of the Federal … Read more

Keystone pipeline closed after 14,000 barrel oil spill in Kansas

Keystone pipeline closed after 14,000 barrel oil spill in Kansas

Dec 8 (Reuters) – Canada’s TC Energy shut down its Keystone pipeline in the United States after more than 14,000 barrels of crude oil spilled into a Kansas creek, making it one of the largest oil spills crude in the United States for almost a decade. The cause of the leak, which occurred in Kansas … Read more