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Tribes in U.S., Canada unite against Keystone XL oil pipeline

May 16, 2017, 10:57am Business

BISMARCK, N.D. — Tribes representing tens of thousands of indigenous people in the U.S. and Canada will be signing a declaration against the planned Keystone XL oil pipeline. Read story

Company in settlement talks over money for 13-year oil leak

May 10, 2017, 10:38am Nation & World

BATON ROUGE, La. — A company that has failed to stop an oil leak that began nearly 13 years ago in the Gulf of Mexico is negotiating a possible court settlement that could allow it to recover millions of dollars it set aside for work to end the leak. Read story

Public comment period open for proposed terminal

May 6, 2017, 4:53pm Clark County Business

The public will have a chance to comment on Vancouver Energy’s draft notice of construction air permit during a public meeting next month in Vancouver. Read story

The location where a Vancouver Energy facility may be built at Terminal 5 at the Port of Vancouver, is seen on Friday July 1, 2016. The Clark County Public Utilities Steam Generating plant is to the right.

Draft oil terminal construction air permit to be released Wednesday

The location where a Vancouver Energy facility may be built at Terminal 5 at the Port of Vancouver, is seen on Friday July 1, 2016. The Clark County Public Utilities Steam Generating plant is to the right.

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

FILE - In this May 1, 2014, file photo survey crews in boats look over tanker cars as workers remove damaged tanker cars along the tracks where several CSX tanker cars carrying crude oil derailed and caught fire along the James River near downtown Lynchburg, Va. Inspectors have found almost 24,000 safety defects over a two-year period along United States railroad routes used to ship volatile crude oil. Data obtained by The Associated Press shows many of the defects were similar to problems blamed in past derailments that caused massive fires or oil spills in Oregon, Virginia and Montana.

APNewsBreak: Thousands of defects found on oil train routes

FILE - In this May 1, 2014, file photo survey crews in boats look over tanker cars as workers remove damaged tanker cars along the tracks where several CSX tanker cars carrying crude oil derailed and caught fire along the James River near downtown Lynchburg, Va. Inspectors have found almost 24,000 safety defects over a two-year period along United States railroad routes used to ship volatile crude oil. Data obtained by The Associated Press shows many of the defects were similar to problems blamed in past derailments that caused massive fires or oil spills in Oregon, Virginia and Montana.

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

A Patterson-UTI drilling rigs that uses hydraulic feet to "walk" from one drill site to another. This one operates in West Texas.

Oil companies remain cautious as prices recover

A Patterson-UTI drilling rigs that uses hydraulic feet to "walk" from one drill site to another. This one operates in West Texas.

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

FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2015, file photo, the Keystone Steele City pumping station, into which the planned Keystone XL pipeline is to connect to, is seen in Steele City, Neb. Senior U.S. officials say the State Department will recommend approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, clearing the way for the White House to formally approve it.

AP sources: US to approve Keystone XL pipeline

FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2015, file photo, the Keystone Steele City pumping station, into which the planned Keystone XL pipeline is to connect to, is seen in Steele City, Neb. Senior U.S. officials say the State Department will recommend approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, clearing the way for the White House to formally approve it.

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

The site where the final phase of the Dakota Access pipeline will take place with boring equipment routing the pipeline underground and across Lake Oahe to connect with the existing pipeline in Emmons County near Cannon Ball, N.D.

South Dakota confirms Dakota Access oil pipeline vandalism

The site where the final phase of the Dakota Access pipeline will take place with boring equipment routing the pipeline underground and across Lake Oahe to connect with the existing pipeline in Emmons County near Cannon Ball, N.D.

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