Tag: Pipelines

Despite Their Promises, Giant Energy Companies Burn Away Vast Amounts of Natural Gas

Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. When leaders from Exxon Mobil and BP gathered last month with other fossil-fuel executives to declare they were serious about climate change, they cited progress in curbing an energy-wasting practice called flaring — the intentional burning of natural gas as […]

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Keystone XL Pipeline Plan Is Approved by Nebraska Supreme Court

Nebraska’s highest court approved the Keystone XL oil pipeline’s planned path through that state on Friday, resolving a permitting battle that has stretched on for more than a decade as the project became a proxy for a national debate between environmentalists and the energy industry. Keystone XL, which would carry crude oil from Canada to […]

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Israel’s Energy Dilemma: More Natural Gas Than It Can Use or Export

TEL AVIV — For decades, Israel was an energy-starved country surrounded by hostile, oil-rich neighbors. Now it has a different problem. Thanks to major offshore discoveries over the last decade, it has more natural gas than it can use or readily export. Having plenty of gas is hardly a burden, and it offers a cleaner-burning […]

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Trudeau’s Government Approves Expansion of Divisive Trans Mountain Pipeline

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government on Tuesday approved a pipeline project that has set Canadian provinces against each other, opened rifts among its Indigenous communities and prompted major protests. The project, a 9.3 billion Canadian dollar plan to expand the Trans Mountain pipeline, will link Alberta’s oil sands to a port near Vancouver, […]

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Tanker Attacks Are Threatening the World’s Most Important Oil Route

The Strait of Hormuz, sometimes described as the world’s most important oil choke point, is a gateway for almost a third of all crude oil and other petroleum products carried by tanker. But it is also an increasingly dangerous place because of recent attacks on tankers, raising fears that the route is vulnerable to assaults […]

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Saudi Oil Infrastructure at Risk as Small Attacks Raise Potential for Big Disruption

Updated June 13, 2019: On Thursday, two oil tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman, raising fears of wider conflict. Across the Arabian peninsula, thousands of miles of pipes run above and below the desert in one of the world’s most sophisticated production lines for pumping oil from the ground and distributing it around […]

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One Thing You Can Do: Plan a Climate-Friendly Cookout

Welcome to the Climate Fwd: newsletter. The New York Times climate team emails readers once a week with stories and insights about climate change. Sign up here to get it in your inbox. By Eduardo Garcia ImageCreditTyler Varsell The barbecue season has arrived. I went to my first cookout of the year a couple of […]

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