Guest Opinion: Keystone XL is economically, environmentally sound

Lincoln Journal Star - 

There are a handful of ways to transport oil, gas and similar forms of energy -- rail, barge, truck and pipeline. Per industry analysis, 99.999 percent of oil and petroleum products moved via pipeline safely reaches its destination.


New developments help Nebraska take advantage of its capacity for wind power, which accounted for more than 10 percent of its energy in 2016

Nebraska’s wind capacity is fourth-best in the country when it comes to the potential for producing electricity, but the state lags behind 16 others when it comes to actually tapping that resource.


Texas refineries need new Canadian oil pipelines, report says

Gulf Coast refineries in Texas and beyond need new oil pipelines from Canada to cut down on their supply costs, a new report Tuesday from the IHS Markit research firm concludes.


Keystone XL pipeline enters final review

The Grand Island Independent - With the last remaining hurdle removed from the Dakota Access Pipeline, environmental activists have fixated their attention on the last procedural step to free completion of the final 275-mile section of the Keystone XL pipeline project, sited across Nebraska.


Public Service Commission schedules May 3 public meeting in York on Keystone XL pipeline

LINCOLN — The Nebraska Public Service Commission has scheduled a May 3 public meeting in York on the Keystone XL pipeline.

Members of the public are invited to provide input on the controversial pipeline, which would carry heavy crude from western Canada to refineries on the Texas Gulf Coast. TransCanada Corp., the company building the pipeline, has submitted an application seeking approval of a roughly 275-mile route through the state.