Latest Keystone Pipeline News

Keystone restarts pipeline after repairing Missouri leak

Feb. 19, 2019 5:16 PM EST

ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — A segment of the Keystone pipeline that was shut down in early February when a leak was discovered in Missouri is now back in service. Terry Cunha of pipeline operator TransCanada Corp. says the segment from Steele City, Nebraska, to Patoka, Illinois, was restarted Thursday morning....

Missouri agency says work ongoing to find cause of oil leak

Feb. 13, 2019 3:59 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Department of Natural Resources says crews are still working to clean up and identify the cause of an oil pipeline leak in suburban St. Louis. Agency spokesman Brian Quinn said contractors for the pipeline company, TransCanada Corp., were assessing an excavated...

TransCanada says Keystone likely source of Missouri oil leak

Feb. 8, 2019 1:47 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — TransCanada Corp. believes its Keystone pipeline is likely the source of an oil leak near St. Louis that Missouri officials have estimated at 1,800 gallons (6,814 liters), a spokesman for the company said Friday. Sections of both the Keystone pipeline and Enbridge Inc.'s Platte...

The Latest: TransCanada: Keystone likely source of oil leak

Feb. 8, 2019 1:19 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on an oil leak near St. Louis (all times local): 12:15 p.m. TransCanada says its Keystone pipeline is likely the source of an oil leak near St. Louis. Spokesman Terry Cunha in a Friday statement said crews continue to excavate the St. Charles County area where the leak...

The Latest: Oil leak near St. Louis estimate: 1,800 gallons

Feb. 7, 2019 5:48 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on an oil leak near St. Louis (all times local): 5 p.m. Missouri environmental regulators say the early estimate is that about 43 barrels, or 1,800 gallons (6,814 liters) of oil leaked from a pipeline near St. Louis. The leak, discovered Wednesday in St. Charles County, forced...

Missouri leak prompts closure of parts of 2 oil pipelines

Feb. 7, 2019 5:40 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — An oil leak near St. Louis prompted the closure of parts of two pipelines as crews work to determine the source, company officials and Missouri regulators said Thursday. The leak was discovered Wednesday near St. Charles, Missouri, about 30 miles (48 kilometers) northwest of St. Louis....

Dakota Access criminal cases wrapping up in North Dakota

Feb. 6, 2019 3:48 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Hundreds of state-level criminal cases stemming from the prolonged protest in North Dakota against the Dakota Access oil pipeline are mostly wrapped up, and an organization of volunteer attorneys that formed to aid protesters is shifting its focus to other potential battles, including...

US government appeals ruling that blocked Keystone pipeline

Feb. 1, 2019 6:50 PM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration is appealing a court ruling that blocked the Keystone XL oil pipeline. Justice Department attorneys on Friday appealed the November ruling from U.S. District Judge Brian Morris that blocked a construction permit for the 1,184-mile (1,900-kilometer) pipeline....

Democrat: Keystone XL developer should pay into cleanup fund

Jan. 11, 2019 6:07 PM EST

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota lawmakers should require the Keystone XL pipeline's developer to pay into a state oil spill cleanup fund and impose more regulations on so-called man camps, the state Senate Democratic leader said Friday. Sen. Troy Heinert, a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, said that the...

TransCanada to change name to TC Energy

Jan. 9, 2019 8:38 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — TransCanada Corp., the company behind the contentious Keystone XL oil pipeline, is changing its name to TC Energy. If approved by shareholders and regulators, TransCanada becomes TC Energy in the second quarter. The stock ticker "TRP" will not change. The Keystone XL project is being...