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Biden poised to freeze oil and coal leasing on federal land

Friday, January 22, 2021, 6:56 AM MST

President Joe Biden is poised to suspend the sale of oil and gas leases on federal land, which accounts for…

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Biden to name Obama administration veteran as EPA chief of staff

Friday, January 22, 2021, 6:39 AM MST

The Biden administration is poised to name Dan Utech, who worked on climate change and energy issues during the Obama…

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Loss of Keystone XL pipeline expected to hurt future oilpatch growth: experts

Friday, January 22, 2021, 6:11 AM MST

Western Canada's oil producers will likely cope better with Joe Biden's cancelling of the Keystone XL presidential permit than they…

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TC Energy cutting more than 1,000 Keystone XL construction jobs as work halted

Friday, January 22, 2021, 6:04 AM MST

TC Energy Corp. is planning to eliminate more than 1,000 construction jobs related to its decision to halt work on…

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Biden blocking Keystone threatens to end mega pipelines era

Thursday, January 21, 2021, 6:56 AM MST

Joe Biden’s move to block the $9 billion Keystone XL project is the clearest sign yet that constructing a major…

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Germany's Merkel stands by Russia pipeline that U.S. opposes

Thursday, January 21, 2021, 6:16 AM MST

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that she isn't abandoning a German-Russian gas pipeline project that faces U.S. sanctions, although it's likely…

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'Gut punch': Alberta Premier Jason Kenney blasts Biden on revoked Keystone XL permit

Thursday, January 21, 2021, 6:11 AM MST

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is calling for the federal government to impose economic sanctions against the United States in response…

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TC Energy halts spending on Keystone XL, says it's 'disappointed' with Biden move

Thursday, January 21, 2021, 6:07 AM MST

Work on the Keystone XL project is being suspended in anticipation of U.S. president-elect Joe Biden revoking its vital presidential…

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World’s biggest offshore wind producer moves into hydrogen

Wednesday, January 20, 2021, 7:08 AM MST

Danish utility Orsted A/S took a final investment decision on its first hydrogen project as it expands beyond wind power.…

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Keystone XL may be sold for scrap if Biden moves to kill it

Wednesday, January 20, 2021, 7 AM MST

The Canadian province that invested $1.1 billion of taxpayers’ money in the controversial Keystone XL project is now considering the…

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Biden unveils sweeping climate plan, moves to rejoin Paris pact

Wednesday, January 20, 2021, 6:51 AM MST

Joe Biden will unveil sweeping action to combat climate change hours after becoming president, moving to rejoin the Paris accord…

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Natural gas terminal plans in Oregon hit snag over permit

Wednesday, January 20, 2021, 6:09 AM MST

Plans for a major West Coast liquified natural gas pipeline and export terminal hit a snag Tuesday with federal regulators…

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