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Could US lose access to Keystone oil? Canada moves to Plan B
Fox News ^ | January 15, 2014 | Dan Springer

Posted on 01/15/2014 3:27:54 PM PST by jazusamo

Where crude oil is concerned, Canada waits for no country. It doesn’t matter how wealthy or how friendly that country is -- or whether that country is the United States.

With the Canada-to-Texas Keystone XL pipeline stuck in limbo on the U.S. side, Canada’s Energy Board recently gave a thumbs up to a $6.5 billion pipeline designed to carry 525,000 barrels of oil per day from the oil sands of Alberta to ships on the British Columbia coast. The final destination is most likely Asia.

The development has the U.S. oil industry attacking the Obama administration over its drawn-out process.

“It’s taken longer to approve the Keystone XL pipeline than it did to win World War II, longer than it took us to put a man in space, and almost as long as it took to build the Trans-Continental railroad 155 years ago,” said Jack Gerard, president of the American Petroleum Institute.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Canada; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Nebraska; US: North Dakota; US: South Dakota; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: alberta; britishcolumbia; buffett; canada; china; keystone; keystonexl; obama; oil; pipeline; texas; trains; warrenbuffett
Don't blame Canada at all and doubt that 0bama could be happier.
1 posted on 01/15/2014 3:27:54 PM PST by jazusamo
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To: jazusamo
Definitely Obama's fault


2 posted on 01/15/2014 3:30:33 PM PST by darkwing104 (Forgive but don't forget)
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To: jazusamo

Don’t forget it took like a year and a half to build the Chrysler and Empire State Buildings and that was during that late 1920’s and early 1930’s and the latter was built during the Great Depression.


3 posted on 01/15/2014 3:31:13 PM PST by Nowhere Man (Mom I miss you! (8-20-1938 to 11-18-2013) Cancer sucks)
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To: jazusamo

On the other hand they’re quietly expanding capacity on other pipelines like the Embridge line.


4 posted on 01/15/2014 3:33:01 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: darkwing104

The Keystone is one of Obama’s most damaging policies. Can’t blame this one on Bush.


5 posted on 01/15/2014 3:34:15 PM PST by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: Nowhere Man

In my view it’s traitorous that 0bama refuses to make this decision, it was already cleared by the State Dept.


6 posted on 01/15/2014 3:37:14 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: darkwing104

Meanwhile, The Bozo is back in his office saying “It worked. It worked. My plan worked.”


7 posted on 01/15/2014 3:39:34 PM PST by I am Richard Brandon (center)
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To: jazusamo

Obummer and the dumbocrats are on the Chinese payroll...they are deliberately trying to spike the project and divert the Canadian oil away from the US.


8 posted on 01/15/2014 3:40:34 PM PST by rottndog ('Live Free Or Die' Ain't just words on a bumber sticker...or a tagline.)
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To: jazusamo

The bad news is that the US lost hundreds of millions in economic activity because Obama said “no” to an easy decision.

The good news for Obama is his supporters are so mind-numbingly dumb that they think this is a good thing.


9 posted on 01/15/2014 3:42:10 PM PST by Bogey78O (We had a good run. Coulda been great still.)
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To: jazusamo

Warren Buffett will upset - fewer of his trains hauling oil.


10 posted on 01/15/2014 3:43:59 PM PST by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: jazusamo
In my view it’s traitorous that 0bama refuses to make this decision, it was already cleared by the State Dept.

Agreed, this inaction is treasonous.
11 posted on 01/15/2014 3:45:09 PM PST by Nowhere Man (Mom I miss you! (8-20-1938 to 11-18-2013) Cancer sucks)
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12 posted on 01/15/2014 3:48:43 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: RightGeek

Yep.


13 posted on 01/15/2014 3:59:34 PM PST by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheelbarrow)
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To: jazusamo

Thanks 0bama. Thanks environazis. It was obvious someone was going to use that oil.


14 posted on 01/15/2014 4:08:07 PM PST by henkster (Communists never negotiate.)
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To: Irenic

“To: Nowhere Man
In my view it’s traitorous that 0bama refuses to make this decision, it was already cleared by the State Dept.”.......

There is no other explanation than to describe odumbo as a “dictator”.

Why is this entire county letting one person dictate what the rest of the nation “is” plus what we can and cannot do?


15 posted on 01/15/2014 4:10:02 PM PST by DaveA37
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To: jazusamo

The House and the Senate have been so busy figuring how to spend all the money in the United States and then some that they haven’t had time to deal with pushing for anything that might create jobs or American freedom.


16 posted on 01/15/2014 4:18:13 PM PST by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Nowhere Man

Five years to build Hoover Dam. Finished two years ahead of schedule.


17 posted on 01/15/2014 4:22:22 PM PST by beelzepug (if any alphabets are watchin', I'll be coming home right after the meetin')
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To: jazusamo

The US won’t lose access to the tar sands oil. Instead of a direct pipeline they will just have to line up their tankers at Kitimat, behind the Chinese.


18 posted on 01/15/2014 4:28:22 PM PST by Former Proud Canadian (Cruz/Palin 2016)
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To: jazusamo

The tree huggers and global warming cultists ought to be crapping on their Birkenstocks as that nasty Canadian oil will soon be going to China whose environmental record is abysmal and be spewed out in green house gasses at many times the rate if that oil had been sent to the US.


19 posted on 01/15/2014 4:29:49 PM PST by The Great RJ
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To: Grams A

You couldn’t be more right. We get lip service from the leadership of both parties and important business takes a back seat.

Prime example is Turban Durbin and three other Rat Sens. having a fit over celebrities smoking smoking eCigs at the Golden Globes. *sheesh*


20 posted on 01/15/2014 4:31:09 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: jazusamo

As much as I love my Canadian friends, there’s this:

...the US is on the verge of supplanting Saudi Arabia as the world’s oil-producing powerhouse. Here’s the link:

http://www.ogj.com/articles/print/volume-112/issue-1/regular-features/editorial/the-us-supply-boom.html

Canada should do what it needs to do for its own interests. After we hang the scum democrats for sedition and attempted mass murder of our grandparents, we can sit again with our Canadian friends and make a deal.


21 posted on 01/15/2014 4:32:11 PM PST by sergeantdave
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To: The Great RJ

Amen to that...The enviro-nazis don’t have the sense G-d gave a dodo bird.


22 posted on 01/15/2014 4:35:19 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: sergeantdave

Agreed, I’m not blaming Canadians in the least.


23 posted on 01/15/2014 4:37:22 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: jazusamo


24 posted on 01/15/2014 4:53:22 PM PST by Iron Munro (Orwell: There are some ideas so absurd that only an intellectual could believe them.)
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To: jazusamo

“Agreed, I’m not blaming Canadians in the least.”

I’ve always respected your opinion. Lock ‘n load, brother. Much as I hate to say it, we are on the edge of CW II. This time, we do what General Washington didn’t do - burn that seditious shithole, New York City, to the ground.


25 posted on 01/15/2014 5:46:24 PM PST by sergeantdave
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To: jazusamo
With the Canada-to-Texas Keystone XL pipeline stuck in limbo on the U.S. side, Canada’s Energy Board recently gave a thumbs up to a $6.5 billion pipeline designed to carry 525,000 barrels of oil per day from the oil sands of Alberta to ships on the British Columbia coast.

Thumbs up? May I suggest they use another digit, aimed at Obama?

26 posted on 01/15/2014 5:50:23 PM PST by southernnorthcarolina ("The power to tax is the power to destroy." -- Chief Justice John Marshall, 1819)
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To: southernnorthcarolina

‘zackly.


27 posted on 01/15/2014 6:10:10 PM PST by Eric in the Ozarks ("Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth.")
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To: jazusamo; Clive; exg; Alberta's Child; albertabound; AntiKev; backhoe; Byron_the_Aussie; ...
To all- please ping me to Canadian topics.

Canada Ping!

28 posted on 01/15/2014 6:22:25 PM PST by Squawk 8888 (I'd give up chocolate but I'm no quitter)
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To: Squawk 8888

Sorry, I forgot to ping you.


29 posted on 01/15/2014 6:44:34 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
“It’s taken longer to approve the Keystone XL pipeline than it did to win World War II, longer than it took us to put a man in space, and almost as long as it took to build the Trans-Continental railroad 155 years ago,” said Jack Gerard, president of the American Petroleum Institute.
Thanks jazusamo.
30 posted on 01/15/2014 7:16:12 PM PST by SunkenCiv (;http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: sergeantdave

If you are going to post a link, the least you could do is make it open to all. I will not open a new account to read one article.


31 posted on 01/15/2014 10:17:16 PM PST by Don W (Know what you WANT. Know what you NEED. Know the DIFFERENCE!)
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To: Don W

Click the first link in the search below:

https://www.google.com/search?q=%22THE+US+SUPPLY+BOOM%22&oq=%22THE+US+SUPPLY+BOOM%22&aqs=chrome..69i57.4384j0j1&sourceid=chrome&espv=210&es_sm=93&ie=UTF-8

Typically, many online sources that require subscription with a direct link, show up as in search links as readable.

It doesn’t always work, but it often does. But it doesn’t allow a poster to supply a direct link.


32 posted on 01/16/2014 7:51:11 AM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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