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DoctorV

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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 7:29:40 PM

President Barack Obama may or may not approve the Keystone XL pipeline, but it seems like the oil will continue to flow across North America.

Oil pipelines in the United States are undergoing a historic realignment in response to new production in the Eagle Ford development in south-central Texas, redevelopment of older production in the Permian Basin and new flows of oil from the Midwest and Canada that have oversupplied Midwest markets.

Here is an updated list of 38 projects planned or under way in the United States, including the controversial Keystone XL:


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DoctorV
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 11:39:16 AM

alex395: "Two and one half years and no decision on Keystone XL."

What is it about Executive Order 13337 you don't understand, son?
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alex395
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 11:15:38 AM

Two and one half years and no decision on Keystone XL. Arrogance in Chief too busy threatening other countries (China and Russia think he is incompetent anyway and he is just verifying their position) not to help Snowden in the NSA scandal. Obama would not know diplomacy or negotiating if it bit him in the butt.
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PhilMils
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 8:55:58 AM

It is amazing that some people cannot understand that the President may be against one pipeline while letting many others go though. Now, let's look at what the President did not approve the upper end of the Keystone XL pipeline. On a completely bi-partisan vote, the Nebraska legislature asked him not to approve it because of the bad path through Nebraska. The oil company changed the path only after the President stopped the pipeline. Now it is time for the pipeline to be built.

That said, I would rather see the pipeline built going east through Canada and then down to refineries in the NE US that currently use Brent.
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werich44
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 7:54:28 AM

Nothing new here, every morning obama ponders which shoe to put on first.
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dabayer
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 7:52:48 AM

NO APPROVAL for the Keystone XL pipeline. There are NO benefits whatsoever to the US.

WHY?

- CANADIAN oil
- CORROSIVE shale oil sand
- CHINESE steel and piping to be used
- MINIMAL if any new additional US jobs
- From Canada to Texas, across the US, including going over huge AQUIFERS
- US takes all the environmental RISKS without any benefits
- Oil will be EXPORTED to China or South America, NO PRICE RELIEF for the US

So, pray tell, why should we approve the Keystone XL pipeline? No benefits to the US.

DISAPPROVE the Keystone XL pipeline, have Canada take care of their own oil with a pipeline across Canada.
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merlinCO
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 7:44:33 AM

Build refineries instead.
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el_fr
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 7:02:08 AM

Build it
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dandvicb
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 6:56:23 AM

Build the dang pipes!!
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ovillaone
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 5:46:32 AM

yawn
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ClarkSC
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 5:29:19 AM

Obama will say no.
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djgunrunner
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 3:29:28 AM

Who is he kidding. He is holding out for a better deal for himself.
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musicreporter
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 1:10:21 AM

ok
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roadrunnerMO
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 1:09:13 AM

Obozo said a long time ago he would not approve the Keystone pipeline.
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rahcat
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 12:23:20 AM

The Obama regime will never approve Keystone XL.
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JohnofGB
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 12:22:19 AM

Obama needs to ponder less and build more. The construction crews , steel makers can use the jobs. Remember the jobs thing in your campaign Obama????
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iFueler
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2013 12:17:14 AM


     long past time for an UP or DOWN decision
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teenitup
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 11:44:11 PM

>>"Wait, I thought Obama and the EPA and the eco-Nazis and Warren Buffet would never allow a pipeline to be built!"<<

No, it's mainly the Keystone XL from Canada that is being denied by the afore mentioned.
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humblepie
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 11:41:50 PM

our years rom now he will still be pondering
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pleinyeux
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 10:32:45 PM

Wait Obama
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 10:32:30 PM

ok
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foreyearrunner
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 9:46:55 PM

If he says no. Fill up immediately
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 9:26:07 PM

ok
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Rayfuel
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 9:24:47 PM

Politicians should stay out of this issue.
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Vetteblu
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 9:21:42 PM

Obama, like a fish out of water.
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DoctorV
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 9:12:40 PM

Schvanda: " But how many refineries? Most (those not shut down or having fires or whatever excuse they use) are running above 90% capacity. Add more pipeline and what is going to happen?"

If you owned a refinery, why would you want to run it at a lower utilization rate? You want to run up your costs?

More pipelines will allow more crude and different varieties of crude to be delivered to underserved parts of the country, allowing refiners to select a crude slate most favorable to their configuration.
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schvanda63
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 9:04:58 PM

"37 U.S. pipeline projects are planned or under way"

But how many refineries? Most (those not shut down or having fires or whatever excuse they use) are running above 90% capacity. Add more pipeline and what is going to happen?
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mastermariner
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 8:36:21 PM

All political
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coughlin
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 8:12:47 PM

He is going to allow it.
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csblesson
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 7:57:19 PM

Ok
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djwhit
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 7:38:10 PM

OBAMA, WELL DO NOTHING..........BUT WE WELL GET IT DONE......
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DoctorV
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 7:30:40 PM

Wait, I thought Obama and the EPA and the eco-Nazis and Warren Buffet would never allow a pipeline to be built! What's going on here?
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