oil and gas
Construction will take a few days, no timeline on when the repair work will be completed.
At the time of the explosion last week, there were as many as 3,000 workers at the refinery in Saint John, NB.
Western Canada Select differential grew to as much as US$48 per barrel on Wednesday morning, the highest since at least 2011.
BC concerned 22-week time frame for the reconsideration isn’t long enough to accommodate a thorough review that allows Indigenous groups to fully participate.
One critic says approval process is tainted by the fact that the government insists the project it now owns will be built no matter what.
When feds purchased Trans Mountain, they also bought the Puget Sound line, which carries Alberta oil to four Washington refineries.
Project is moving forward as international oil companies are cutting their oilsands mine investments.
Environmental groups say they’ll continue to fight the project.
Ottawa taking steps to phase out certain types of tank cars following the deadly train derailment and explosions in Lac-Megantic, Que.
Heavy schedule of refinery maintenance in the U.S. Midwest, with about 829,000 bpd of capacity expected to be unavailable through October.
Feds want to have the pipeline’s fate decided within the next six to eight months.
Judicial rulings affecting Keystone XL and Trans Mountain pipeline creating uncertainty.
Committee could attempt to bring federal ministers to task for Trans Mountain quagmire.
Highly improbable feds and NEB will be able to complete reviews before 2019 election.
NEB will have to redo project review; feds will have to redo part of consultations with Indigenous groups.