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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2011 10:01:34 AM


A lot of folks have an interest in pushing the proposed Keystone XL pipeline to a timely completion. That's the $7 billion Trans Canada project that would bring nearly 1.3 million barrels per day of crude oil from Alberta, Canada and N. Dakota to land-locked midwest and east coast refineries, and, to the Gulf of Mexico.

According to TransCanada, the proposed Keystone Gulf Coast Expansion Project is an approximate 1,661 mile, 36-inch crude oil pipeline that would begin at Hardisty, Alberta and extend southeast through Saskatchewan, Montana, S. Dakota and Nebraska. It would incorporate a portion of the Keystone Pipeline (Phase II) through Nebraska and Kansas to serve markets at Cushing,Oklahoma before continuing through Oklahoma...

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ClydeT
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Message Posted: Oct 8, 2011 12:10:47 AM



They would OK this in an instant if the pipeline was full of guns supplied by the FBI and BATFE going to Mexican drug cartels.

Holder and Obama would do the ribbon cutting and then go and get a Nobel Peace Prize afterward.
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Throroughbred
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Message Posted: Oct 8, 2011 12:00:00 AM

Let's get this done and now!!
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2011 6:26:21 AM

bcok: jobs when it needs clean up b/c the company didn't report a leak for several weeks?
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Blue48
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Message Posted: Oct 6, 2011 11:05:54 PM

WHATEVER!
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bcok
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Message Posted: Oct 5, 2011 2:26:51 AM

Good for jobs.
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abacus44
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Message Posted: Oct 5, 2011 12:21:23 AM

So much for Obama's top priority being jobs and the economy. NOVEMBER 2012!!!!!!
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rawdog1313
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Message Posted: Oct 5, 2011 12:17:18 AM

Amen jrsva, I totally agree.....Someone finally knows about what they speak..
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67Lane
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Message Posted: Oct 5, 2011 12:15:36 AM

I'm asking President Obama to approve Keystone XL Oil Pipeline. Obama's Administration must approve pipeline's border crossing.

Please President Obama --- order Hillary Clinton's approval of Keystone XL, it has been approved by EPA and State DEPArtment study. Only Clinton's signature is needed to get it going.
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jrsva
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Message Posted: Oct 5, 2011 12:11:39 AM

“I think the American people understand supply and demand, and they understand that if we increase the supply of Amwerican-made [sic] energy, prices will come down. It's as simple as that."

Sorry, Rep. Upton, it is not as simple as that. The price of oil is driven as much by speculation and manipulation as it is by supply and demand. Further, oil is a global commodity; as the blog goes no to state, refiners may well export product rather than allow the domestic price to drop.

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judgemobile
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Message Posted: Oct 5, 2011 12:08:52 AM

Bummer and his green (martian) czars will find a way to further screw things up.
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HEBster
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Message Posted: Oct 5, 2011 12:08:32 AM

It'll happen...
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tedjm1
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Message Posted: Oct 5, 2011 12:06:57 AM

Will be completed eventually. Unless our legislators start using their "briliant" minds to snowball it all.
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TheeRedRam
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Message Posted: Oct 5, 2011 12:06:22 AM

Old song goes, Pipe Up the volume
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ljmh
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Message Posted: Oct 5, 2011 12:05:45 AM

Just do it.
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rippinusoff
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Message Posted: Oct 5, 2011 12:04:56 AM

what a joke
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Toppers
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Message Posted: Oct 5, 2011 12:04:35 AM

It'll git done...
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joel27nc
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Message Posted: Oct 5, 2011 12:03:54 AM

Lots of red tape.
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cheap59
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Message Posted: Oct 5, 2011 12:03:30 AM

If this is true, it could be good for midwest gas prices.
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slicerette
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Message Posted: Oct 5, 2011 12:03:21 AM

Just Do It -
Tell Sec. of State Hillary Clinton to sign off on border crossing of Keystone XL Oil Pipeline,
That's the hold-up.
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esquared
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Message Posted: Oct 5, 2011 12:02:26 AM

The most salient point in the blog:

"More immediate discussion is needed with greater transparency for Americans and Canadians alike. The Keystone pipeline may indeed bring a measure of stability to retail gasoline prices... But, elected representatives who want to advance Keystone XL owes the electorate reliable answers from informed entities other than those with vested interests."
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julesTN
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Message Posted: Oct 5, 2011 12:00:23 AM

anytime anybody in the government is trying to "push" something through, I'm totally suspicious...
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MJIOWA
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2011 11:55:38 PM

OPEN IT UP
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Cheney
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2011 11:54:11 PM

let it flow, let it flow.....
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Chris46
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2011 11:52:45 PM

Yeah, well I don't see what the hold-up is, except politics.
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bonzoonfmb
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2011 11:50:01 PM

Why hasn't this happened before?

There has been stockpiles stored there for a long time.
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tippybuddy
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2011 11:44:52 PM

they keep talking but nothing is being done...ho hum
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oldosc8
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2011 11:44:32 PM

Government has to get this pipeline going or Obama has no chance of getting reelected.
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DEG
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2011 11:44:23 PM

The US should be supporting the pipeline. I'd much rather buy oil from Canada instead of OPEC.
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knot2swift
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2011 11:42:13 PM

I'm so tired of this in Alberta!

We should push the "Gateway" pipeline through those friggin tree huggers in B.C. that turn up here looking for jobs in Alberta (to work in our oil patch) to the west coast and Asia.

Idiots in B.C could have tens of thousands of jobs instead of Americans that are simply wasting opportunity just now.
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joekayak
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2011 11:40:36 PM

Why not build a refinery there then ship the processed oil. to the U.S.
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Petrock
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2011 11:34:55 PM

This has become a political football. The delay is driven by a desire by U.S. environmentalists to "regulate" the Canadian production of oil sands. This is totally different from the intent of the State Department and EPA reviews of the proposed pipeline.
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jjfisher
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2011 11:33:11 PM

Why are they sitting on their hands with this. Let's get this moving forward before we lose this opportunity to someone else.
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LaVonneK
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2011 11:30:40 PM

We'll see.
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rbrk02
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2011 11:29:39 PM

ezone, I agree. You are on the money.
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southrob
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2011 11:26:27 PM

drill here and now
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JAM11MS
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2011 11:25:50 PM

If is good for the country Obama wiil try to stop it.
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paulydel
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2011 11:25:39 PM

Talk is cheap.
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Cothrom
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2011 11:23:21 PM

Will be a wonder if it ever gets completed
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tc316
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2011 11:19:12 PM

Agree
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vibdata
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2011 11:18:27 PM

Why are they gonna put a pipeline through the US when they could just send it over the Rockies to a port on the Pacific? Like the Alaska Pipeline? Why build such a project over inland territory? Where will this oil go to? I doubt it will be used in the US.
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Poss_D
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2011 11:13:11 PM

How can you question whether or not it will help with demand...of course, it's going to help. Will fuel prices drop - probably not, but not relying on the middle east for energy would certainly be worth a couple extra pennies to me.
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MRED3
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2011 11:07:00 PM

Get started on it today please.
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Lukus
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2011 11:06:15 PM

If the US doesn't want it then Canada can use it in the Maritime provinces.
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woodeye55
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2011 11:04:52 PM

JUST BUILD IT ALREADY!
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2011 11:04:02 PM

We should have built that yesterday.
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serrog
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2011 10:52:36 PM

This is out future they're tinkering with
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67Lane
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2011 10:48:24 PM

Keystone XL Oil Pipeline is to bring heavy Canadian crude oil to American Refineries including those in the Midwest including Wood River Illinois.

Cheaper Canadian Crude is already helping keep midwest gasoline low.
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DustyHorse
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2011 10:48:24 PM

Just build it.
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Duke90
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2011 10:46:00 PM

There are lots of unemployed laborers and skilled trades out there. Recruit them and put them to work.
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ted4636
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2011 10:44:07 PM

PUT MORE PEOPLE TO WORK.
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