The Washington Post

Awaiting a new gusher: The Texas refineries at the end of the Keystone XL line

The refineries are eagerly waiting. Valero, the largest U.S. oil refining company, would be one of the biggest customers of oil from the Keystone XL pipeline, buying about 150,000 barrels a day. What happens to the Canadian oil once it arrives in this port is central to the debate over the need to build the Keystone XL. […]

TransCanada’s plan to dig a trench and bury part of its $7 billion, 1,700-mile Keystone XL pipeline right through this land has unearthed a host of Native American opposition, resentments and ghosts of the past. Winning support in Indian country is one of the last hurdles for the project, which is touted as a key to […]

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