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Canada pipeline hangs in the balance

aljazeera -- -- A proposed pipeline between Canada’s oil sands and US refineries on the Gulf of Mexico has faced stiff opposition from environmentalists.

They say production of vast petroleum reserves will accelerate climate change.

Canada ranks third in terms of the world's proven crude oil reserves, just after Saudi Arabia and Venezuela.

Al Jazeera's Daniel Lak reports from Canada.


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Submitted Jul 05, 2013 By: kx250
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Jul 10, 2013 6:57:00 AM

so, when there's a problem, it's not "just" a few train cars, it's a LONG fire.
mikesr100
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 11:16:48 AM

Build the Pipeline!
Bill100
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 6:02:01 AM

Point-counterpoint
tomok
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:58:30 AM

Canada pipeline hangs in the balance. The southern 'US' Keystone XL pipeline will not lower fuel prices at the pump, the crude oil will be refined and the fuel will be exported to other countries for higher profits. A crude oil pipeline is much safer and less costly then transport by railroad or truck!
The US ‘oil and natural gas resources’ belong to the citizens of this country and are to be used by those same citizens! The price at the pump needs to go down to $2/gallon - *$3, *$3.50/gallon or *$4.00 is Not the new low!
**More Refineries are Not the Answer, Stop Exporting Fuel Is the Answer!
*If 'they' can export all that fuel, there are enough refineries already, there are NO need for More Refineries or additional Capacity!
Take care of the domestic fuel market first and above all else before exporting and selling fuel or natural gas to other countries!
The northern Keystone XL pipeline can transport Canadian crude oil which can be exported, it's not US crude oil! Canada wants the Keystone XL pipeline, its much much harder to go east or west in Canada than it is to go to the south and the gulf coast!
Drive vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
NOTSOGRN
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 1:55:57 AM

.
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OPEC is supporting the environmentalists against XL...do they really want the oil on the market...
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[Edited by: NOTSOGRN at 7/6/2013 2:06:16 AM EST]
pyndasky
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 12:23:11 AM

an easy target
69Bonne
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 12:12:23 AM

Ok.
ExplorerWA
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 12:09:24 AM

Wow! if its not one thing its another.
N5EXY
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 12:08:34 AM

They don't claim Bozama in Kenya anymore, outlaw329. They are saying he was born in America!
Dragnet
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 12:08:24 AM

I agree with outlaw 329
outlaw329
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:59:52 PM

An idiot from Kenya stops everything.
dbadave
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:58:56 PM

just build the gosh darn thing
carpenter4u
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:57:55 PM

Not holding my breathe
MDTDriver
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:57:32 PM

Maybe in 3 1/2 years it will be passed by the Pres.
Double_Golden
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:57:13 PM

ok...
CityCouponer
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:56:54 PM

OK
fenster66
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:56:19 PM

will this controversy never end?
Blue48
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:56:19 PM

CRAZY CANADIANS!
Ayeghoti
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:56:18 PM

the life of the pipeline rests in obama's hands
The_DR
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:53:19 PM

Build it
CocoPaz
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:53:04 PM

Surprise, surprise
bobdec
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:52:28 PM

Tell the environmentalists to stick it
mstearno
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:51:30 PM

hopefully our next president will care enough to do something
Buddy2264
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:51:15 PM

They just want to export it is seems. Why not keep it at home and lower their prices on in the US. But the world market drives the prices and we all get to pay. The fuel goes to the highest bidder.
sydb7
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:49:34 PM

ok. For Export Only!
DustyHorse
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:47:47 PM

Maybe it will get built when we get a new president.
Wildman14
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:47:33 PM

Al Jazeera. Really?
nemoFL
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:45:29 PM

Ok
SavALot
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:44:20 PM

Gotta weigh the pros and cubs
gta_guy
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:42:30 PM

It will get built eventually
walkingtall
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:39:51 PM

Canada pipeline hangs in the balance and amazing no decision can be make one way or the other.
flyfast
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:39:01 PM

OBUMER WILL DO WHAT HE CAN TO STOP IT
goblueia
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:35:55 PM

Right???!!!
dollarwatcher
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:35:21 PM

It still takes about 30% more energy to produce gasoline from that thick tar like crude. Read the fine print about the stuff.
DrLyon
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:35:16 PM

Use the oil in N. AMERICA...
Ken825
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:27:05 PM

WHAT????
Carol7777
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:26:09 PM

Poor article. However, if we don't refine Canada's oil, they'll just send it to China or somewhere else & we'll miss out altogether.
clermont40miles
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:22:51 PM

I won't use the Terrorist Network for a source.

BHO & greenies will stifle it.
toadNY
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:21:31 PM

Need to pay nobummer off.
schedlaser
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:19:48 PM

That's an article. Didn't say anything we didn't already know.
SquawBear
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:19:02 PM

That's a long way to pump sand.
BREW9
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:18:40 PM

ok
WIWalt
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:18:22 PM

build a refinery in Canada
FrankTA2
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:17:10 PM

Dangerous for the environment.
waynemustang
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:10:01 PM

Enviro-terrorists are enemies of the USA.
woodeye55
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:07:06 PM

Amabo still ain't got a clue.
jalan25
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 11:05:11 PM

Amazing a decision can't be made one way or the other.
STLCARDSNATION
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 10:56:58 PM

OK!
HA4CNN
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 10:50:25 PM

Refine the stuff here in Canada.
pliskin
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 10:48:20 PM

That's mainly because Pres. Obama is dead set against it,speaking,of course, out of both sides of his mouth as usual!! Putting down both economies of Canada and us! Not that he seems to care, more of his famed doublespeak!
Rhino8of8
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 10:44:52 PM

Just get it built
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