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Nicoalbum

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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 11:12:09 PM

Canada’s largest pipeline company is spending $2.8B to “twin” its Spearhead pipeline from Flanagan, IL to Cushing, OK, and another $1.1B to nearly triple capacity on its Seaway system between the Midwest storage hub and the Houston area for Alberta bitumen, solidifying a commercial link between the world’s No. 3 crude deposit and the TX refining corridor that has so far eluded industry planners

By mid-2014, the 2 pipelines will be able to transport 775Kbpd of AB’s extra-thick oil for processing at coastal refineries

The Enbridge route is taking shape as TransCanada's rival Keystone XL project lurches into its 6th year of review by the U.S. government.

It is one of several alternatives that is bolstering the outlook for WCS heavy blend, which plunged as much as $40 below the main North
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jrs4125
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 7:29:20 AM

Its all about exporting.
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drpepperTX
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 12:54:34 PM

Good deal, next get the KXL approved and let's see a real step toward less dependency on OPEC!
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 8:23:20 AM

ok
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FocusST2
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 4:59:20 AM

I'll be glad once and if this gets sorted.
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humblepie
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 4:30:02 AM

by hook or by crook....................
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eyegotgas2
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 3:13:38 AM

If the Keystone pipeline is stopped Alberta crude will find another way to market.
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YumaFellow
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 2:12:24 AM

Still a bad idea.
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traffic cop
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 1:38:18 AM

Finally. Good news. Common sense. Practicality. Of course, in spite of the current Administration, not because of it.
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JohnofGB
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 1:21:10 AM

Didn't anyone learn anything after the Quebec incident. Shipping by rail is dangerous and unsafe.
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 12:08:16 AM

Interesting
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 12:07:14 AM

OK
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pricewar
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 12:03:03 AM

Oh boy
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 12:02:49 AM

A lot of unwarranted efforts to bypass non-regulation regulations. The bureaucracy is stifling the US.
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Nicoalbum
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 11:57:38 PM

How's about a State Department's approval?
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 11:44:21 PM

Can't happen soon enough.
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 11:42:38 PM

Send the oil to the Northern refineries as in Colorado?
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 11:30:32 PM

Do it
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Nicoalbum
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2013 11:12:43 PM

Oil pipeline are sprouting faster than rails
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