US president sends the politically charged issue back to Congress.
Company is considering an expansion to the refining area on the eastern Gulf Coast.
Both sides asking the courts for more clarity on the legality of imposing the route on hostile landowners.
Alberta premier doesn’t dwell on plunging oil prices, lingers instead on the environment and the economy.
State Department environmental report is facing increased scrutiny from allies within the Obama administration.
Company says it has filed paperwork in nine counties to acquire remaining land it needs to construct the controversial $8-billion pipeline.
Hope is dwindling for oil sands proponents optimistic a Republican-dominated US Congress would push the pipeline to completion.
The price for US benchmark crude has been nearly halved in the last six months.
Chris Christie said regulatory review of the contentious pipeline in the US has gone overboard.
The President’s comments on the hotly debated Keystone XL project tend to get plenty of scrutiny.
A Senate vote is scheduled for Nov. 18, but the project could still be vetoed by President Barack Obama.
Southern Democrats are trying to force a vote immediately on the long-stalled project.
A recently elected, oil-friendly, Republican-dominated Congress hasn’t put pipeline battles to rest.
Republicans say they’ll try using their new power in Congress to force Barack Obama to approve the long-delayed project.
CEO Russ Girling says the long-delayed pipeline’s price tag now sits at about $10 billion, almost double initial costs of $5.4 billion.