Voice of the Reader: Pipeline will produce construction jobs

TransCanada welcomes debate and discussion about the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. We would however like to provide context to the letter ("Not so many Montana jobs in the pipeline", May 4).



Energy savings bill fails amid election politics

Vote over pipiline could have been tied to passage of widely popular legislation.



Walsh pass Keystone, remove Obama from cross-border infrastructure decisions

U.S. Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont., is calling on Congress to approve the Keystone XL pipeline and take future decisions about cross-border infrastructure projects out of the president's hands.



Feds issue emergency order on crude oil trains

The Transportation Department, headed by Secretary Anthony Foxx, issued an emergency order Wednesday requiring that railroads inform state officials before moving large shipments of crude oil through their states.



Bakken oil fields mark billionth barrel of oil

State data show that 1 billion barrels of oil have been produced from the rich Bakken shale formation in Western North Dakota and Eastern Montana. Oklahoma oil boss estimates that 20 billion barrels remain to be removed



On Keystone XL, put policy ahead of politics

Upon the latest exasperating delay of the Keystone XL pipeline project, our union - the Laborers' International Union of North America - suggested that the Obama administration grow a set of antlers or take a lesson from Popeye and eat some spinach.



Union Hammers Obama for 'Gutless' Keystone XL Delay

"The administration is making a political calculation instead of doing what is right for the country."



Administration again delays Keystone pipeline decision

The Obama administration on Friday extended the review period on the Keystone XL pipeline, perhaps pushing back a final decision on the disputed project until after the Nov. 4 congressional elections.



Walsh among 11 Senate Democrats urging Obama to OK pipeline

Eleven Senate Democrats, including six who face contested races this year, urged President Barack Obama on Thursday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline by the end of May.



Advocate gives Obama Administration 'incomplete' on energy policy

Karen Harbert, president and chief executive of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Institute for 21st Century Energy, isn't ready to give the administration a passing grade on the energy front. Her one-word assessment of the administrationí' energy policy: Incomplete