Trans Mountain Pipeline

NEB Sides With Kinder Morgan On Burnaby Mountain Access

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The National Energy Board has sided with Kinder Morgan in a dispute with the City of Burnaby over access to Burnaby Mountain.The company c...

Kinder Morgan Failed To Answer Pipeline Questions: Vancouver

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Kinder Morgan has failed to answer many of the questions put to the company about its proposed Trans Mountain pipeline through the regulat...

World Oceans Day Is Time To Reflect As Pipeline Decision Looms

Adam Olsen | Posted 08.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Adam Olsen

With the federal government decision on the Northern Gateway pipeline looming, this year's World Oceans Day takes on even greater meaning for B.C. Anyone who has lived on our coast knows how important our oceans and our beaches are to our lifestyle, our economy and our identity as British Columbians.

B.C. Has 70 Questions For Kinder Morgan

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The British Columbia government has questions for Kinder Morgan about the proposed expansion of its Trans Mountain pipeline through the pr...

Kinder Morgan Pipeline Review Stifles Public Input

Ecojustice | Posted 07.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The review process for Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project has stripped away valuable opportunities for public input to ensure that the entire review process takes no more than 15 months. Unlike the review process for the proposed Northern Gateway, there will be no cross-examination of evidence or oral hearings in affected communities.

Kinder Morgan Clarifies Oil Spill Benefits Comments

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Kinder Morgan is on the defensive for a reference in its proposal to expand its Trans Mountain pipeline through British Columbia.The compa...

Kinder Morgan Pipeline Legally Challenged By B.C. First Nation

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2014 | Canada British Columbia

NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. - A British Columbia First Nation is turning to the courts in an attempt to delay — and ultimately stop — a controversial pi...

Kinder Morgan Looks On The Bright Side Of Oil Spills

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.01.2014 | Canada Business

There is at least something of a bright side to oil spills, pipeline company Kinder Morgan says. In a recent submission to the National Energy Boar...

Big Oil vs. Beautiful Orca: Which Side Are You On?

Ben West | Posted 05.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Ben West

Everyone in the Vancouver area was thrilled to see or hear about the pods of dolphins and orcas showing up in English Bay and False Creek this past weekend. Probably the only people not happy about it were the folks at the massive Texas-based energy corporation Kinder Morgan.

B.C. Wants A Say On Kinder Morgan Pipeline

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The province of British Columbia has filed an application to take part in the public hearings into Kinder Morgan's proposed expansion of i...

Energy Giant Files Pipeline Application

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Kinder Morgan Canada filed its long-anticipated application to the National Energy Board on Monday to nearly triple the flow of oil throug...

First Nations Relationships Key To Big Energy Projects: Forum

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.29.2014 | Canada Business

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. - Governments and industry must fix their relationships with First Nations communities if large-scale energy projects are to move f...

Keystone XL Opponents Eye B.C. Pipelines

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Oil sands opponents who have used their public relations muscle to fight the Keystone XL pipeline that would flow from Canada into the Uni...

Kinder Morgan Review Ignoring This?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.28.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The National Energy Board says the environmental impacts of oilsands development won't be part of its review of Kinder Morgan's proposal to ...

Refinery Forced To Take Oil By Rail, Truck

CBC | Posted 09.15.2013 | Canada British Columbia

An oil refinery in Burnaby says it has been forced to receive oil by rail and by truck because the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline isn’t able ...

ANOTHER Pipeline Leak

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.27.2013 | Canada British Columbia

HOPE, B.C. - As one Kinder Morgan crew worked on stemming an oil leak from its Trans Mountain pipeline in British Columbia on Thursday, another worked...

Kinder Morgan Pipeline Spills Near Merritt

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.14.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Kinder Morgan's TransMountain Pipeline has spilled near the town of Merritt in B.C.'s Interior region, although the size of the spill has yet to be de...

Kinder Morgan Pipeline's New Route?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.28.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Kinder Morgan is looking to revise the route for its planned pipeline expansion so that it doesn't interfere with landowners, the project's director t...

Burnaby Oil Pipeline Takes Next Step

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Kinder Morgan Canada's proposal to increase the capacity of its Trans Mountain pipeline calls for 30 oil tankers a month to load up with Alberta crude...

People Will Want Demand Our Pipelines: Kinder Morgan

CBC | Posted 04.02.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The oilsands industry is going to be demanding more pipelines across Western Canada in the next decade, even if three proposed projects get built, the...

Is Kinder Morgan Better Than Enbridge?

Ben West | Posted 02.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Ben West

Kinder Morgan would like us to believe that their Trans Mountain pipeline project in British Columbia is a better proposal than the one Enbridge has put forward, and that they're a more responsible company. Of course, as a climate activist I don't see any oil company proposing to expand oil consumption as playing a positive role in today's day and age. But given all of Enbridge's bungling as of late, some folks may be swayed by this argument.

An Oil Spill 'Perfect Storm'

Ben West | Posted 12.13.2012 | Canada British Columbia
Ben West

As our government proposes that we become a "super highway" for oil tankers they are simultaneously reducing both the prevention and the response capacity to deal with an accident in what is already Canada's busiest port. This represents a perfect storm of the conditions that could lead to an oil spill.

First Nation Band Hopes To Leave Pipeline Expansion Dead In Water

CP | Jeremy Nuttall, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.31.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - When a geyser spewed black oil across a Vancouver-area neighbourhood in 2007, the result of a punctured pipeline, members of the Tsleil-Wa...

B.C. Will Reap Most From Pipelines: Study

CBC | Posted 10.10.2012 | Canada British Columbia

New research looking at the economic payoff of two major pipelines suggests B.C. could be the big winner. Calgary-based Canadian Energy R...

An Oil Spill Off BC Won't be Able to Control Itself

Chris Genovali | Posted 10.02.2012 | Canada
Chris Genovali

Has there ever been a successful clean up from a massive tanker spill? Should an accident occur involving a large ship, serious inadequacies in B.C.'s response capabilities would hinder rescue and containment operations. And oil spill technology only works in ideal conditions with very little wind and waves; the behavior of diluted bitumen in the ocean is a complete unknown.