Expect Harper to emphasize major energy projects, including pipelines to take Alberta’s oil to tidewater.
Keystone XL has become a flashpoint for US environmentalists, who have branded it a symbol of “dirty oil”.
Current pipeline capacity is not sufficient, and producers have extra product with no way to ship it, CAPP says.
TransCanada says the project could begin shipping as much as 850,000 barrels of oil per day in late 2017.
The future of Keystone XL is still fuelling battles in Washington, DC.
The Northern Route Approval Act would give Congress the power to greenlight the pipeline.
Bison pipeline connects gas from the US Rocky Mountain region to TransCanada’s Northern Border system in North Dakota.
Changes address safety, pipeline integrity, security, environmental protection and emergency management.
Company says it is responding to a spill of more than 10,000 barrels.
But, report casts doubt on pipeline’s ability to satisfy US energy needs.
Nearly 4,000 workers in Oklahoma and Texas are aligning and welding the 485-mile section of pipe.
Natural resources minister says Canada’s oil industry is losing $50 million a day because of lacking pipeline capacity.
Pipeline giant expects to file regulatory application for eastward pipeline by year-end.
Report suggests stalled pipeline projects costing the Canadian economy up to $70 million a day.
Maritime pipeline would give Alberta bitumen access to markets other than the US.