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Trans Mountain oil pipeline may face public scrutiny

CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Canada's energy regulator called for interested parties to apply to take part in a hearing on the expansion of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline.

Worker killed when pile of road salt collapses on him

FALLS, Pa., Jan. 3 (UPI) -- A worker at a company's salt storage facility near Philadelphia was killed by a collapsing pile of road salt during preparations for a snowstorm, police said.

Canada vows thorough review of Trans Mountain pipeline

OTTAWA, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Canadian Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver said no stone will be left unturned when reviewing Kinder Morgan's bid to expand its Trans Mountain pipeline.

Oil spills impact property value, Canadian group finds

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- A Canadian group advocating responsible resource development said property values are at risk from pipeline development in British Columbia.

Kinder gets nod for cross-border pipeline link

WASHINGTON, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- The U.S. State Department said it gave consent to pipeline company Kinder Morgan to connect, operate and maintain an oil pipeline at the U.S.-Canadian border.

Kinder Morgan expands Eagle Ford oil role

HOUSTON, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Pipeline company Kinder Morgan said it would invest $74 million to extend a pipeline to carry more oil from the Eagle Ford shale play in southern Texas.

Canada mulls Trans Mountain pipeline build

CALGARY, Alberta, July 30 (UPI) -- A Canadian energy regulator said it would not review the impact of oil sands development in considering the need for expanding the Trans Mountain pipeline.

TransMountain oil pipeline leaks in Canada

BURNABY, British Columbia, June 28 (UPI) -- The Canadian division of Kinder Morgan said it was removing contaminated soil from the site of a small oil spill from its TransMountain pipeline.

Kinder Morgan pipeline shut down again

TORONTO, June 27 (UPI) -- Kinder Morgan Energy Partners confirmed Thursday that it had shut down an oil pipeline in western Canada due to its second leak this month.

Spill closes Canadian oil pipeline

CALGARY, Alberta, June 14 (UPI) -- A Canadian energy regulator said the Trans Mountain oil pipeline in British Columbia was closed down because of a crude oil release.

Kinder Morgan scraps Texas-Calif. pipeline

HOUSTON, June 3 (UPI) -- U.S. pipeline company Kinder Morgan said there wasn't enough interest from potential shippers to build an oil pipeline from Texas to California.

Canadian oil ambitions hinge on elections

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 14 (UPI) -- Provincial elections in British Columbia may determine the fate of the premier's oil export ambitions, party platforms suggest.

Proposed U.S. Northwest coal export project scrapped

SALEM, Ore., May 10 (UPI) -- Kinder Morgan has shelved its plans for a $200 million coal export terminal on the Columbia River in northern Oregon that would have exported up to 30 million tons of American coal to Asia each year.

Major pipeline expansion planned for Texas

HOUSTON, May 3 (UPI) -- Expansion plans for an oil pipeline that feeds a Texas refinery will increase the pipeline's capacity more than 200 percent, Kinder Morgan announced.

Alberta mulls oil pipeline options

EDMONTON, Alberta, April 26 (UPI) -- Provincial authorities in Alberta, Canada, are working with Northwest Territories officials to weigh oil exports, an energy minister said.

West Canada oil pipeline sparks concern

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 22 (UPI) -- British Columbia leaders need to take a stronger line with oil pipeline development plans in the region, critics said.
U.S. rail posts 2012 record for crude oil

U.S. rail posts 2012 record for crude oil

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- A rail cargo trade group said a record was set for 2012 in terms of the amount of crude oil shipped on U.S. railroads.

U.S. gas boom opens LNG doors, Shell says

HOUSTON, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Signing a deal with Kinder Morgan to export liquefied natural gas shows how the United States is changing the energy sector's landscape, Shell's president said.

Kinder Morgan updates oil pipeline plans

CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- The Canadian division of pipeline company Kinder Morgan said it expected to expand the volume for its planned Trans Mountain pipeline to cope higher demand.

Kinder Morgan sells North System for $300M

HOUSTON, July 2 (UPI) -- The Kansas to Chicago pipeline system owned by Houston's Kinder Morgan Energy Partners will be sold to ONEOK Partners.

Kinder Morgan expands biodiesel business

HOUSTON, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Kinder Morgan Energy Partners will invest up to $100 million in developing biodiesel together with Green Earth Fuels.

Kinder Morgan celebrates 10 years

HOUSTON, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Houston-based Kinder Morgan Energy celebrated its 10th anniversary, having delivered an average annual return of 30 percent to shareholders over the decade.

Kinder Morgan bought out for $22B

HOUSTON, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Houston-based pipeline operator Kinder Morgan Monday agreed to a buyout by an investment consortium for a total of $22 billion.

Kinder Morgan sells Rocky Mountain assets

HOUSTON, June 1 (UPI) -- Momentum Energy Group LLC paid $43 million in cash to buy key Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP assets in the Rocky Mountains.

Kinder Morgan sells Canadian assets

HOUSTON, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Kinder Morgan Inc. of Houston will sell its Terasen Water and Utility Services unit for $107 million to a consortium of investors.
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