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Sunday, 08/20/2017

July 28, 2017 – Fox Business

Oilman Jim Hackett Is Back With an Oklahoma Shale Play- Update

By: Lynn Cook

Jim Hackett has found his new calling in the oil patch.

Investors this spring gave the former Anadarko Petroleum Corp. chief executive, who left the company in 2013 to get a theology...

Monday, 07/31/2017

July 28, 2017 - Politico

Too soon to say whether Keystone XL will be built, TransCanada exec says

By: Ben Lefebvre

The company behind the Keystone XL pipeline has not yet determined whether there is enough demand for the project to justify actually building it, a top executive said today.

It was the strongest acknowledgment from TransCanada to date that the nearly decade-long Keystone saga may end in failure — despite President Donald Trump's overwhelming support for the project, which he green-lit as one of his first acts in office. The...

Monday, 07/24/2017

July 19, 2017 – TheStreet

Pipeline Companies Are Feuding With The Steel Industry Over Upcoming Commerce Department Report

By: Tucker Higgins

President Donald Trump will soon have to pick a side in a dispute between two of his favorite industries.

Pipeline companies and the U.S. steel industry are...

Monday, 07/24/2017

July 17, 2017 – iPolitics

The party's over, oilsands. Time to call it a day, Trudeau.

By: Ross Belot

The oilsands have become, politically, the gift that keeps on taking. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s brand has been badly tarnished by his pro-pipeline stance even as evidence mounts that new pipeline capacity isn’t needed. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley...

Tuesday, 07/11/2017

July 5, 2017 – The New York Times

Oil exports, illegal for decades, now fuel a Texas port boom

Crude from West Texas shale fields is increasingly making its way abroad as a pipeline system is expanded to take it to market through Corpus Christi.

By: Clifford Krauss

CORPUS CHRISTI, Tex. — In a twist that would have been unthinkable only two years ago, the oil tanker that arrives in China today may be carrying crude that left the South Texas port of Corpus Christi instead of Saudi Arabia.

Chinese drivers...