New IHS CERA Report Shows Oil Sands “A Key Pillar” for Energy Security

A new report released this week by IHS CERA, which draws on more than four years of research, has found that oil sands are “now the largest foreign source of US oil supply, providing more oil than Saudi Arabia or Mexico.” As Kevin Birn, IHS CERA associate director put it: “Over the past decade the […]

OSFC “Draws the Line” on Keystone XL Opponents’ Climate Claims

“The fact that McKibben and his organization have made the proposed pipeline the bête noire of the entire environmental movement—and the litmus test by which they vow to judge President Obama’s integrity on the environment—seems arbitrary.” – BusinessWeek Click above to view the complete infographic. Ever since President Obama said that approval of Keystone XL […]

Five Year Anniversary: List of Reasons to Build Keystone XL is “Now Nearly as Long as the Pipeline Itself”

New OSFC Infographic Highlights Major American Projects Built within Five Years [Click on the infographic to enlarge] Five years ago today, TransCanada submitted its application to build the full Keystone XL pipeline. Normally anniversaries are a cause for celebration, but this is an anniversary that marks the delay of major benefits to the American people: […]

IHS CERA: Keystone XL will have “no material impact” on greenhouse gas emissions

IHS CERA Finds: Keystone XL will have “no material impact” on greenhouse gas emissions. Venezuela will be “the number one beneficiary of a negative decision” on Keystone XL. Rail is a viable option for transporting Canadian oil sands: “Even if new pipelines lag oil sands growth, rail will fill the gap, as it is doing […]

Debunking Steyer’s Latest anti-Keystone video

The facts behind Keystone XL – that it will support tens of thousands of jobs, spur economic growth and put us on the path to energy security – are so obvious that all opponents are left with is perpetrating fictitious claims. The fruits of their fabrication are on full display in the video that billionaire […]

Groundhog Day at the State Department

Similarities between the State Department’s 2013 and 2011 environmental review docs portend early spring for Keystone XL, and long winter for pipeline opponents Top line points: The Canadian oil sands will be developed regardless of whether Keystone XL is built or not. Keystone XL will have no impact on climate change because Canada’s oil sands […]