Energy East could help Alberta oil prices, says Blaine Higgs.
Blaine Higgs said he discussed Energy East two weeks ago with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
TransCanada abandoned the pipeline one year ago after the National Energy Board modified the environmental assessment process.
…if the government really wants to develop Canada’s energy sector and get resources to market
Morneau warns the Kinder Morgan deal does not set a new precedent for other projects.
Pipeline would have created thousands of jobs and an estimated $1.2 billion in economic growth.
Restarting keystone pipeline project and continued oil price slump were enough to end the project.
Canadian producers will have to transport incremental new oil production over the next year or so using railcars.
NEB to judge projects based on greenhouse gas emissions upstream and downstream.
TransCanada gauging impact of NEB requirement to assess greenhouse gas emissions created from oil extraction to end use.
Energy development on hold after the regulator decides to consider so-called upstream and downstream emissions.
With new panel, they’re requesting the current Energy East process be declared void.
Replaces previous panel that stepped down following questions about a potential conflict of interest last year.
The 4,500-kilometre pipeline would carry 1.1 million barrels of oil per day from Alberta to New Brunswick.
Will examine the structure, role and mandate of the board, which has become embroiled in controversy.