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Draft oil terminal construction air permit to be released Wednesday

May 2, 2017, 7:41pm Clark County News

The proposed Vancouver Energy oil terminal took another step closer to a decision point on Tuesday. Read story

APNewsBreak: Thousands of defects found on oil train routes

April 5, 2017, 12:46pm Business

BILLINGS, Mont. — When a freight train derailed in the Montana town of Culbertson, spilling 27,000 gallons of crude oil, investigators blamed the 2015 accident on defective or missing fasteners used to hold the tracks in place. Read story

Oil companies remain cautious as prices recover

April 3, 2017, 6:01am Business

DALLAS — The oil industry’s history is punctuated with boom-and-busts cycles that create and erase fortunes and drive economies. Read story

Dakota Access attorneys fighting tribes’ religion argument

March 31, 2017, 9:50am Nation & World

BISMARCK, N.D. -- Attorneys for the developer of the Dakota Access pipeline are fighting an attempt by Sioux tribes to argue that oil under their water source potentially interferes with their religion, even as the company steadily fills the line with oil. Read story

NuStar gets green light, but without oil

March 23, 2017, 4:57pm Business

The city of Vancouver approved NuStar Energy’s plans to retrofit two its terminals to handle ethanol, as long as it officially drops its application to handle crude oil. Read story

AP sources: US to approve Keystone XL pipeline

March 23, 2017, 12:32pm Nation & World

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration will approve the Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, senior U.S. officials said, after the State Department delivers a positive recommendation to start construction on a long-delayed project that has served as a flashpoint in the debate about climate change. Two senior officials said Tom Shannon,… Read story

South Dakota confirms Dakota Access oil pipeline vandalism

March 21, 2017, 10:11am Nation & World

BISMARCK, N.D. — Authorities in South Dakota on Tuesday confirmed an incident of vandalism against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in which someone burned a hole through an empty section of pipe. Read story

Venezuela’s troubles put US heating oil charity in limbo

March 21, 2017, 9:37am Nation & World

Amid continuing economic turmoil, Venezuela skipped heating oil contributions to a Massachusetts-based nonprofit for a second consecutive winter, signaling that the popular program that began with fanfare after Hurricane Katrina may be kaput. Read story

Judge combines 4 tribal suits over Dakota Access pipeline

March 17, 2017, 11:06am Nation & World

BISMARCK, N.D. — A judge has combined lawsuits filed by four Sioux tribes over the Dakota Access pipeline, streamlining the drawn-out legal battle over the $3.8 billion project to move North Dakota oil to a distribution point in Illinois. Read story

State Supreme Court sides with Port of Vancouver in oil terminal suit

March 16, 2017, 10:42am Business

The Port of Vancouver didn’t violate state environmental laws when it leased property for what could be the nation’s largest oil terminal in 2013, the Washington Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision filed Thursday. Read story