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Keystone XL

Lure of greater profits from global markets on collision course with national security goal of keeping supplies at home and protecting domestic gas prices.
Emboldened by the recent boom in U.S. crude production, oil company executives and others closed...
01/06/2014 | Read More
After years of silence, the climate conversation is now happening on many levels—from the White House to Wall Street and classrooms to the streets.
Frustrated by years of waiting on politicians to reduce American dependence on climate-changing...
12/30/2013 | Read More
In 2040, domestic crude oil output will still be higher than it is today. Will the country's shifting energy picture affect Keystone XL's prospects?
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Energy Department has sharply cut its forecast for crude oil imports in the...
12/17/2013 | Read More
'Oil extraction from tar sands is polluting, destructive, expensive, and energy intensive,' John Podesta said in a speech in 2010.
WASHINGTON—By asking John Podesta to come to the White House as a special counselor at a time of...
12/10/2013 | Read More
Report thrusts the prominent energy institute into a critical part of the debate over the Keystone XL—whether the pipeline would worsen global warming.
Growth in the Canadian oil sands industry will depend on the construction of major new pipelines,...
11/14/2013 | Read More
Report by advocates says at least 125 sections on the southern portion of the Keystone have had to be repaired. Expert says concerns exaggerated.
Story updated on Nov. 13 at 2:30 a.m. EDT to include content of warning letters obtained by CBS...
11/12/2013 | Read More
Many benefits being touted by Keystone supporters are being delivered by the domestic oil rush. 'It's become a political football more than anything.'
The ongoing U.S. oil boom has flooded the Gulf Coast with domestic crude to levels not seen in...
11/06/2013 | Read More
The U.S. and Canada are going in opposite directions on CO2 emissions, data reveal, with possible implications for Obama's Keystone pipeline decision.
When Alberta Premier Alison Redford came to Washington this year to urge approval of the Keystone...
10/31/2013 | Read More
'Any move he makes will be carefully analyzed by the European Union and China to see what it says about his willingness to fight hard on climate change.'
The Keystone XL tar sands pipeline has become a top priority for environmental groups and some...
08/15/2013 | Read More
The Enbridge pipeline, converted from natural gas, would carry tar sands crude like the Keystone XL but is expected to easily win regulatory approval.
A little-known pipeline could win the race to ship heavy Canadian crude oil from the Midwest to the...
08/04/2013 | Read More