09.05.12

TransCanada files new route proposal for Keystone XL

TransCanada has proposed to Nebraska officials a new route for the U.S. segment of its Keystone XL pipeline that avoids the Ogallala Aquifer and the Sandhills region in Nebraska. "The identified route, along with our commitment to implement additional safety requirements above and beyond those required for any other pipeline, ensures the protection of Nebraska's resources," said Russ Girling, TransCanada's president and CEO. TransCanada submitted the revised route plan to the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality.

 

08.21.12

Hard to see benefit in EPA haze rule

The EPA needs to focus on clean air rules that will produce faster, measurable results that improve and protect human health.

 

08.15.12

71 percent of voters favor more oil and natural gas development

Harris Interactive conducted a poll and found 71% of American voters favor increased access to U.S. oil and natural gas resources and 92% say energy security and producing at home more oil and natural gas is an important issue this election.

 

08.14.12

Keystone pipeline, oil shale keys to U.S. energy independence Print Email

Montana Veterans, Burt Gigoux and Betty Geigla, discuss the importance of energy security to our national security as part of their recent visit to Washington DC during a Vets 4 Energy visit.

 

07.31.12

Reading The Rocks In The Hunt For Hyrdocarbons

Sun Times Publisher Joins Petroleum Geologists During "Field School" So, what are the characteristics that the trained eye seeks in the search for hydrocarbons? Before the high tech seismic crews come on the scene, before the satellite images are examined, what is it that tells the trained eye there are liquid riches beneath?

 

07.27.12

Rehberg: Work should start on Keystone XL

U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg introduced legislation this week that would expedite work on the northern part of the Keystone XL Pipeline.

 

07.27.12

US approves portion of Keystone pipeline

TransCanada has a permit, but not for the larger portion of Keystone, which would transport Canadian oil sands from Alberta.

 

07.25.12

Congressional delegation pushes Obama administration on Keystone XL pipeline

Montana's congressional delegation has turned up the pressure on the Obama administration to approve the country-crossing Keystone XL pipeline.

 

07.23.12

Bay Ltd. brings good jobs, skilled workers to Billings

Bay Ltd. Montana is in a position to become one of Montana's largest manufacturers, providing good jobs in our community, and we need to support their efforts. If we don't, I'm sure other states will.

 

07.13.12

Natural Gas Boom Hints At U.S. Energy Sufficiency

After decades of rising prices, hostile foreign suppliers and warnings that Americans will have to bicycle to work, the world faces the possibility of vast amounts of cheap, plentiful fuel. And the source for much of this new supply? The U.S.