NEW VIDEO: Facing the White House, Labor and Union Groups Urge Obama to Approve Keystone XL

“Life is defined by significant events, significant people and significant organizations. And brothers and sisters, today is just that – a group of significant people that have banded together, that came here today to fight for jobs.” – Terry O’Sullivan, President of Labors International Union of North America (LIUNA) A new Oil Sands Fact Check […]

NEW VIDEO: A Boon to the U.S. Economy: A Message to the President

*View the video HERE This morning, as the U.S. State Department commences its hearing in Nebraska on the Keystone XL pipeline, Oil Sands Fact Check released a new video, titled, “A Boon to the U.S. Economy: A Message to the President,” featuring Nebraska labor union members and manufacturers calling on President Obama to approve Keystone […]

Keystone XL Opponents Are Right: Public Overwhelmingly Supports Keystone XL

Perhaps for the first time, Oil Sands Fact Check may actually agree with opponents of Keystone XL. Bill Burton of the League of Conservation Voters acknowledged this fact: Despite his group’s best efforts to stir up opposition, the American public overwhelmingly supports the Keystone XL project. In fact, a national survey by the Pew Research […]

United States Still Needs Canadian Crude Says IHS CERA

With domestic production of oil dramatically increasing, one might ask whether there is still a need for Canadian oil sands in the United States. According to the IHS CERA report “Future Markets for Canadian Oil Sands,” Canada will remain an important supplier of crude oil to the U.S., particularly to Gulf Coast refineries. The report […]

What 2013 Has in Store for Canada’s Oil Sands

As 2012 came to a close and 2013 was heralded in with the usual festivities, analysts looked into their crystal ball to see what might be in store for the energy sector in 2013.  Whether or not you buy in to the superstition of “unlucky 13,” there is consensus that for Canada’s oil sands industry, […]

Citizens Unite With Old KXL Claims

As if four years of review hasn’t been enough, the folks at Bold Nebraska, Farmers Union, Sierra Club and others are asking the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) to take an additional 90 days to “conduct further analysis” into the Keystone XL pipeline.  The formal request was made last Monday when the groups released […]