US State Department Issues Permit for Alberta Clipper Pipeline for Oil Sands Crude Delivery to US

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The US State Department has issued a Presidential Permit to Enbridge Energy, Limited Partnership to enable construction of the Alberta Clipper pipeline for the transport of crude oil from the Canadian oil sands to US refineries. The 36-inch Alberta Clipper Pipeline will carry up to 450,000 barrels of oil sands crude per day—with ultimate capacity of up to 800,000 bpd available—from the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin in Canada to refineries in the US.

State Department releases Keystone XL Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement

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Incremental well-to-wheels GHG emissions from WCSB Oil Sands Crudes Compared to Well-to-Wheels GHG Emissions from Displacing Reference Crudes Click to enlarge. The State Department released the long-anticipated and voluminous Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (Final Supplemental EIS) for the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline project. Domestic production of crude oil has increased significantly, from approximately 5.5

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Harvard Kennedy School researcher forecasts sharp increase in world oil production capacity and risk of price collapse

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World oil production capacity to 2020 (crude oil and NGLs, excluding biofuels). Oil production capacity is surging in the United States and several other countries at such a fast pace that global oil output capacity could grow by nearly 20% from the current 93 million barrels per day to 110.6 Such an increase in capacity could prompt a plunge or even a collapse in oil prices, he suggests. shale oil production. Oil: The Next Revolution."

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EPA and BIA Extend Wait Period for Final EIS for Proposed Refinery

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Interior-Bureau of Indian Affairs have completed the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara (MHA) Nation’ Proposed “Clean Fuels Refinery” on Fort Berthold Indian Reservation near Makoti in North Dakota. The proposed 13,000 bpd facility would refine synthetic crude oil from Canadian oil sands into gasoline, diesel fuels, and propane.

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RAND reports suggest US DoD use less petroleum fuel to deal with high prices, not count on alternatives

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According to three new reports on “Promoting International Energy Security” issued by the RAND Corporation, because the energy purchases made by the US Department of Defense are not large enough to influence world oil prices—despite DoD requiring considerable amounts of fuel to function—cutting fuel use is the only effective choice to reduce what the Pentagon spends on petroleum fuels. Peak oil. Could oil production peak before 2030?

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