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Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Canadian oil giant could transport crude oil to Gulf Coast via St. Lawrence Seaway if Keystone XL pipeline rejected

By TED BOOKER
TIMES STAFF WRITER
Environmental groups on the U.S. and Canadian sides of the border are keeping an eye on the massive Keystone XL oil pipeline planned from western Canada to the Gulf Coast of Texas: If it is not approved by the U.S. government, the Canadian oil giant that crafted the proposal could decide instead to ship its crude oil east through the St. Lawrence Seaway with ocean freighters, looping around the East Coast to get to Gulf Coast refineries.Continue...

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Transporting oil via the St. Lawrence Seaway should not be a problem since it has been decades since any vessel grounding, vessel steerage malfunction or human error associated with operating these ships and barges. Yeah, right!