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New political journey for Keystone XL

New political journey for Keystone XL

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Democrats in the House of Representatives asked for additional time to review a measure by Republicans to push the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
State Department opposes pipeline bill

State Department opposes pipeline bill

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- The U.S. State Department said a bill forcing approval of the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada prevents the government from making an informed decision.
Upton: Keystone silence speaks volumes

Upton: Keystone silence speaks volumes

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- The U.S. president's silence over the Keystone XL pipeline speaks volumes about his commitment to energy security, a House Republican leader said.

Canada looks for energy ties to Asia

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Canada is a global leader in mining and hydrocarbons with the potential to reach new markets in the Asia and Pacific region, the natural resource minister said.
Hensarling: Obama 'making economy worse'

Hensarling: Obama 'making economy worse'

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- As President Obama prepares to deliver his State of the Union address, Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, said Obama's policies are "making our economy worse."

Political battles resume over Keystone XL

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Republicans aren't taking "any options off the table" when investigating why the White House denied a permit for Keystone XL, a lawmaker said.

TransCanada shrugs off Keystone XL denial

CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Canadian pipeline company TransCanada said it would reapply for a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline following a White House denial.
Canada looks to Asia post-Keystone

Canada looks to Asia post-Keystone

OTTAWA, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Canada sees the planned Northern Gateway tar sands pipeline as a national priority after Washington shot down a rival project, a resource minister said.
Obama rejects Keystone pipeline

Obama rejects Keystone pipeline

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- President Obama rejected TransCanada Corp.'s application for the Keystone XL oil pipeline, the White House said Wednesday.

Upton says safety key for Keystone XL

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- The safety of oil pipelines running through the United States is a priority for lawmakers supporting the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada, an official said.

Keystone XL likely getting built

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- A spokesman for TransCanada, the company planning the Keystone XL pipeline, said plans are moving forward despite political wrangling in Washington.
Hoeven urges approval of Keystone pipeline

Hoeven urges approval of Keystone pipeline

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., Saturday urged U.S. President Barack Obama to approve the controversial TransCanada Keystone XL oil pipeline.
GOP hopes Keystone pipeline fuels campaign

GOP hopes Keystone pipeline fuels campaign

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. House Republicans hope to benefit by criticizing President Obama for a lack of action on the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, party strategists say.

Canada looks to Asia amid Keystone debate

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Canadian authorities appear to have lost patience with political wrangling over Keystone XL and are instead eyeing Asian markets, a U.S. House committee said.

API: Keystone XL is really a job issue

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- A U.S. energy trade group seized on the president's employment platform by saying the Keystone XL pipeline is really about job creation.

Scholar: Canada right to push pipeline

OTTAWA, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- The Canadian government has a vested interest in pursuing all energy options for the good of the economy, an analyst said amid a contentious pipeline debate.
Oklahoma governor pleads for Keystone XL

Oklahoma governor pleads for Keystone XL

OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- It's time for the president to put politics aside and sign off on the Keystone XL oil pipeline for the sake of the economy, the governor from Oklahoma said.

Critic: Canada in bed with Big Oil

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- The Canadian government is acting as a representative of major oil companies by lashing out at opponents of a tar sands pipeline, an advocate said.

Canada to assess oil sands

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- The Canadian minister of infrastructure and oil sands said the government formed an advisory committee to assess the future transportation needs of oil sands.

Keystone XL 'shovel-ready,' API contends

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- The planned Keystone XL oil pipeline to the United States from Canada is "the biggest shovel-ready" project for U.S. job seekers, trade group API contends.

API wants smart debate over U.S. energy

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. political debates over domestic energy shouldn't be a discussion about one form or the other but a holistic debate, the American Petroleum Institute said.
Clock ticking on Keystone XL

Clock ticking on Keystone XL

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- The clock is ticking for the U.S. president to make a final decision on the status of the planned Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, a Republican leader said.

Oil official to Obama: Approve pipeline

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- A top oil industry official said Wednesday U.S. President Barack Obama must approve the Keystone XL pipeline or face "huge political consequences."
GOP lays out top 3 resolutions for 2012

GOP lays out top 3 resolutions for 2012

WASHINGTON, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- The Republican Party has three political goals for the New Year that all fall under the goal of job creation, Sen. Johnny Isakson of Georgia said Saturday.
Trump: Delay of Keystone XL 'dumb'

Trump: Delay of Keystone XL 'dumb'

CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- U.S. billionaire Donald Trump is advocating the controversial pipeline from Canada to the United States, calling U.S. policy "dumb."
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