API: KXL Will Create 20K Shovel-Ready Jobs

Following comments from vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan on his ticket’s promise to deliver the Keystone XL, API senior economic advisor Rayola Dougher made an appearance on Fox Business to explain why the new American president, whomever that may be, should see this project to fruition. Watch the latest video at <a href=”http://video.foxbusiness.com”>video.foxbusiness.com</a> KXL will […]

Canada: Putting the “North” Back In North American Energy Security

Originally posted on EnergyTomorrow Nearing the home stretch of the U.S. presidential campaign, there’s lots of talk about energy. Both candidates have embraced increased domestic production – even as other politicians, energy experts and the media have talked increasingly about the potential for American “energy independence.” Because oil is a global commodity, it’s more accurate to […]

LETTER: Pipelines safely transport oil sands crudes

The following letter was jointly signed and submitted by the Association of Oil Pipe Lines, Canadian Energy Pipeline Association, and the American Petroleum Institute in response to a New York Times op-ed by David Sassoon, publisher of InsideClimate News. To the Editor of the New York Times: David Sassoon’s August 21, 2012, Op-Ed Crude, Dirty […]

Once and Future Claims

In the wake of the NTSB Marshall, Mich. investigation, the National Wildlife Federation seized the opportunity to make a sweeping – and inaccurate – case against the transportation of oil sands crudes The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), an independent federal organization charged with determining the probable causes of transportation accidents, investigated the 2010 Marshall, […]

“Political, Misleading or Downright Wrong”

The Washington Post attempts to explain the significance of KXL beyond Capitol Hill politics – and misses a few facts along the way It’s long been a source of pride for folks in Washington, D.C. to be living in one of the “best-educated” regions in the country, a status to which it lays claim thanks […]

NRDC Recycles [Claims, Baseless Accusations and Pipeline Conspiracy Theories]!

With the Keystone XL provision stalled in the federal transportation bill conference, and an environmental assessment on the newly-proposed Keystone route through Nebraska pending, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has set its sights on a brand new – and completely manufactured –controversy. They’ve found a willing audience among other fossil fuel opposition groups in […]