Not Logged In Log In   Sign Up   Points Leaders
Follow Us    10:06 AM

Message Forum - Read Message

Category: Daily News Article Discussions > Topics Add to favorite topics  
Author Topic: Senators urge Obama to promptly approve Keystone XL pipeline Back to Topics
mainenightowl

Champion Author
Maine

Posts:2,014
Points:627,250
Joined:May 2012
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 12:51:04 PM

A bipartisan group of US senators urged US President Barack Obama to quickly approve the proposed Keystone XL pipeline project now that Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman (R) has approved its new route across the state (OGJ Online, Jan. 22, 2013
).
Their letter to the president attracted 53 signatures, representing a majority of the Senate, in less than a day after Heineman announced his decision, Energy and Natural Resources Committee Ranking Minority Member Lisa Murkowski (R-Alas.), Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.), and others who signed the letter told reporters.
Visit Oil & Gas Journal for full article
REPLIES (newest first) Post a Reply
Profile Pic
bston
Champion Author Oklahoma City

Posts:4,191
Points:1,190,600
Joined:Mar 2011
Message Posted: Jan 25, 2013 5:59:44 PM

He's got his own agenda; whatever that is.
Profile Pic
nsdp
Champion Author San Antonio

Posts:1,118
Points:77,285
Joined:Jun 2012
Message Posted: Jan 25, 2013 1:55:11 PM

This is one that you had better be careful what you ask for. Read the Seaway pipeline story above.
Profile Pic
Skunk63
Champion Author Phoenix

Posts:4,985
Points:1,108,725
Joined:Oct 2011
Message Posted: Jan 25, 2013 8:46:41 AM

The clown won't do it.
Profile Pic
ClarkSC
Champion Author South Carolina

Posts:5,405
Points:1,560,565
Joined:May 2010
Message Posted: Jan 25, 2013 6:40:15 AM

Never happen.
Profile Pic
LanguageMan1
Champion Author Tampa

Posts:15,688
Points:2,212,065
Joined:Apr 2008
Message Posted: Jan 25, 2013 12:30:33 AM

I would say that John Kerry's investment in the company involved with the piperline will pay off rather well.
Profile Pic
NedW
Champion Author Indianapolis

Posts:7,824
Points:1,633,490
Joined:Mar 2008
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 11:12:50 PM

Are you listening, Obama?
Profile Pic
pleinyeux
Champion Author Montreal

Posts:2,820
Points:716,940
Joined:Oct 2012
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 8:20:14 PM

don't be surprised lol
Profile Pic
BuckyTJones
Champion Author Salt Lake City

Posts:5,385
Points:1,113,135
Joined:Mar 2010
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 8:08:51 PM


Not going to happen for the next 4 years.
Profile Pic
jjjleblanc
Champion Author Rochester

Posts:8,257
Points:2,067,315
Joined:Jun 2008
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 7:10:11 PM

Good luck with that.
Profile Pic
sickhp
Champion Author San Antonio

Posts:3,197
Points:1,038,150
Joined:Sep 2011
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 4:37:21 PM

It was all about votes before election is over approve the pipeline.
Profile Pic
johton
Champion Author Seattle

Posts:3,640
Points:862,075
Joined:Jun 2012
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 4:28:10 PM

He's not interested. I'm kind of suprised he doesn't nationalize the pipeline, then take all of the monies and give it to those who are less fortunate!
Profile Pic
tnfran
Champion Author Arizona

Posts:6,764
Points:1,378,305
Joined:Dec 2010
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 4:21:04 PM

Surprising from our 'leaders'???
Profile Pic
Discovery02
Champion Author Colorado Springs

Posts:7,115
Points:843,395
Joined:May 2012
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 4:04:39 PM

I'm surprised that anyone in Congress, either in the House OR the Senate know what the word "prompt" means. I thought the standard answer was to do a continuing resolution and kick the can down the road six months or more.
Profile Pic
Rockyguitar
Champion Author Tampa

Posts:4,912
Points:1,736,870
Joined:Sep 2008
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 3:32:44 PM

Whatever! Long live the KING!
Profile Pic
kag2010
Champion Author Winnipeg

Posts:7,620
Points:1,565,985
Joined:Apr 2010
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 3:22:27 PM

All politics,
Profile Pic
djwhit
Champion Author Ohio

Posts:5,200
Points:1,745,230
Joined:Jul 2009
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 3:15:25 PM

THATS GREAT WE NEED THE JOBS, OBAMA..............GET IT DONE.........
Profile Pic
boatcatawba
Veteran Author Cleveland

Posts:263
Points:588,055
Joined:Dec 2012
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 3:07:48 PM

politics, politics, As gas prices jump from 3.11 to 3.45 today.
Profile Pic
tankumo
All-Star Author Vancouver

Posts:880
Points:324,745
Joined:Dec 2012
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 2:49:06 PM

I agree, it's all politics, everything is politics, they just want to be elected, citizens will be foolish to think they are there to look for our interests.
Profile Pic
mkohly
All-Star Author Chicago

Posts:680
Points:77,505
Joined:Sep 2009
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 2:24:42 PM

The only purpose for this pipeline is to make it more cost effective to EXPORT oil from North America, therefor allowing the oil companies to sell to the highest bidder. If it goes thru, gas prices will go UP in the US, especially in the Midwest.

Without the pipeline, export costs are prohibitive, so it gets sold locally, helping to keep prices down.
Profile Pic
BUSMAN1105
Champion Author Atlanta

Posts:3,728
Points:1,673,720
Joined:Aug 2008
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 2:10:06 PM

WE DON'T NEED THIS PIPELINE RUNNING THROUGH THE STATES. IF WE NEED IT. UPLOAD IT AT THE END OF THE PIPELINE AT THE BORDER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Profile Pic
JeffersonState
All-Star Author Oregon

Posts:959
Points:569,675
Joined:Dec 2012
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 2:03:01 PM

All politics, not science.
Profile Pic
humblepie
Champion Author Toledo

Posts:55,856
Points:2,924,990
Joined:Mar 2006
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 1:57:33 PM

like this matters
Profile Pic
wrunner
Champion Author Virginia

Posts:6,929
Points:1,687,890
Joined:Dec 2009
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 1:44:17 PM

It is not personal, it is not politics.

It is business.
Profile Pic
RBob
Champion Author Portland

Posts:4,488
Points:2,826,260
Joined:May 2004
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 1:40:41 PM


Sounds like the affect of super PAC money, not engineering or science. Just one more way to export North American resources at public expense.
Profile Pic
deputydog082
Champion Author Detroit

Posts:3,664
Points:1,145,165
Joined:Apr 2011
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 1:38:49 PM

the pipeline will be used to export North American oil and raise domestic prices
Profile Pic
Wanda127
Champion Author Florida

Posts:4,797
Points:1,461,010
Joined:May 2010
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 1:37:21 PM

This would be Great in Obama would listen to them but this is not likely.
Profile Pic
TeacherinOhio
Veteran Author Ohio

Posts:325
Points:639,480
Joined:Sep 2012
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 1:24:30 PM

We need to approve the pipeline and tap into our oil too!
Profile Pic
nerde
Champion Author Florida

Posts:7,078
Points:1,500,000
Joined:Jul 2009
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 1:06:21 PM

Let the Canadians use OUR existing rail system!
Profile Pic
yanman22
All-Star Author Rochester

Posts:697
Points:92,360
Joined:May 2011
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 12:53:58 PM

seriously? something Dems and Reps can agree on?
Post a reply Back to Topics