Market Monday – Anti Trans Mountain protesters expect more protests and arrests – Enbridge opens first North America hydrogen storage facility

From March of 2018 to the beginning of July, 211 people were arrested for breaking a court-ordered injunction at Kinder Morgan’s work sites. Calgary, July 15, 2018 (EnergySpotlight) – Kinder Morgan has their Second Quarter conference call this week, as protests are unlikely to stop. Although arrests are down… After the busy month of April — protest related arrests hit a peak of 170 in one week (Including Elizabeth May)— there have only been a few

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Rachel Notley skips Western Canada Premier Summit – Pipeline her “only” priority

Rachel Notley defended her decision today to skip Western Premiers’ summit, a conference held in the Northwest Territories –  to stay in Alberta and work on getting the Trans Mountain pipeline built. Notley was scheduled this week to meet with B.C.’s John Horgan, a key opposition to Kinder Morgan, along with the premiers of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Nunavut, Northwest Territories and Yukon on Wednesday. The Deputy Premier will go instead. With 10 days remaining before Kinder

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Bad news for BC Kinder Morgan Protests as Government of Canada set to intervene.

The federal government says it will intervene in the B.C. provincial government’s Trans Mountain pipeline court reference action that will decide whether the province can restrict any increase in the amount of diluted bitumen that moves across its border. “We are confident in Parliament’s jurisdiction and will intervene on the question in order to defend our clear jurisdiction over interprovincial pipelines,” Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould said in a statement. B.C. Premier John Horgan announced last month that his province’s

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Oil Sands Saturday – Canada’s Federal Budget

Federal Budget Is Expected Tuesday Finance Minister Bill Morneau is set to release the next phase of the Liberal party’s spending plan, and without being a finance expert myself, I can pretty much assume two things: a bigger deficit, and likely no “balance” any time soon… but hey, Tuesday’s a-ways-away! Anything could happen! $60 bucks ‘a barrel! One thing I can almost guarantee that will be noted is the change to their target “Oil” expectations…

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