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At least 210,000-gallon oil spill causes Keystone Pipeline closure in S. Dakota

A leak in the Keystone Pipeline released at least 210,000 gallons of oil, and the pipeline has since been shut off. The leak is now covered, according to TransCanada, the sole owner of the pipeline. The leak occurred on Thursday morning in an agricultural area in Marshall County, South Dakota. The oil has not entered any waterways or water systems, ...

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Trudeau press conference ambushed by pipeline protesters (VIDEO)

Published time: 16 Nov, 2017 16:49 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was interrupted by two environmental activists during a Q&A session at the United Nations Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial conference in Vancouver. The two young activists challenged Trudeau for his hypocrisy on the environment, specifically for his approval of Kinder Morgan’s controversial Trans Mountain pipeline last year. “We are here as ...

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EU red tape tying up Russian gas pipeline could be attempt to sabotage project – PM Medvedev

Published time: 14 Nov, 2017 14:27 The European Union’s excessive regulation regarding Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline to Germany could be an attempt to force Russia to scrap the project, according to Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. “Our approach to the implementation of this project has not changed so far: this is not a political tool, this is a regular ...

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Bahrain blames Iran for ‘terrorist sabotage’ after oil pipeline explosion

The Kingdom of Bahrain has claimed that Friday’s explosion on the only pipeline that supplies oil from Saudi Arabia was somehow linked to Iran, opening a new chapter of hostilities between Tehran and the Sunni Gulf states. “The incident was an act of sabotage and a dangerous act of terrorism aimed at harming the higher interests of the nation and ...

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Oil pipeline explodes & bursts into flames in Bahrain (VIDEOS)

Published time: 10 Nov, 2017 21:54 A large explosion triggered a fire on an oil pipeline in Bahrain. The interior ministry said there were no casualties. Firefighters are at the scene working to bring the blaze under control. The ministry said an investigation is underway. An explosion caused a fire in an oil pipeline near Buri village. No injuries reported, ...

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Russia to build pipeline to supply Iranian natural gas to India

Published time: 1 Nov, 2017 10:19 Moscow and Tehran are about to sign a memorandum of understanding to back a new gas pipeline project, according to Russian Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak. The countries will build a 1,200-kilometer long pipeline from Iran to India with the Russian energy major Gazprom developing several Iranian deposits along the route of the future pipeline. ...

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Russia's Nord Stream 2 pipeline sparks fierce war of words from Warsaw

Published time: 20 Oct, 2017 10:01 Officials from Poland have again spoken out against the expansion of the Nord Stream natural gas pipeline from Russia to Germany. Read more At the EU summit, Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo described the Nord Stream 2 pipeline as a threat to European energy security. She raised the question even though it was not ...

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Gas pipeline blaze rocks Moscow region (VIDEOS)

Published time: 20 Oct, 2017 06:34 Edited time: 20 Oct, 2017 06:43 Residents of the Moscow area woke early to a gas pipeline fire, local emergency services said. Numerous videos have been posted on social media of spectacular flames shooting up into the morning sky. The incident took place in the town of Lukhovitsy in the Moscow region, some 135 ...

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Large section of Russian gas pipeline to China completed

Published time: 18 Oct, 2017 09:40 More than 1,095 kilometers (km) of the eastern route or the Power of Siberia gas pipeline is now built, according to the Russian energy major Gazprom which added that construction is ahead of schedule. Read more The company plans to build 1,300 km of the 3,000 km long pipeline to deliver Russian gas to ...

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Poland denies EU orders to allow Russian gas giants more access to vital European pipeline

Polish foreign minister Witold Wazxzykowski has taken a firm stance in denying Germany its most recent deal with the Russian oil conglomerate. Speaking with the Russian media, Mr Waszxzykowski reaffirmed Poland’s stance in regards to the deal. He said: “We have already initiated some sort of action and there are cases in the European Tribunals.” The pipeline, which runs across ...

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