After a U.S. energy boom and strong backing from President Donald Trump propelled an expansion of the nation's sprawling oil and gas pipeline network, mounting political pressures and legal setbacks have put its future growth in doubt even as the pandemic saps demand for fuel.Read More »
A U.S. appeals court on Thursday turned down a request by the Trump administration and energy industry groups to revive a permit system for new oil and gas pipelines after the system was canceled by a lower court.Read More »
A Canadian company has built the first piece of the disputed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline across the U.S. border and started work on labor camps in Montana and South Dakota. But it has not resolved a courtroom setback that would make it hard to finish the $8 billion project.
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Plans for the construction of the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline inched forward last week with several approvals at both the federal and state levels, but opponents in South Dakota say they haven't given up on preventing, or at least slowing, the pipeline's construction.Read More »