N.L. premier pleased Ottawa buying Kinder Morgan pipeline

N.L. premier pleased Ottawa buying Kinder Morgan pipeline

Canada is likely to buy Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd's Trans Mountain oil pipeline and its proposed expansion project in an attempt to ensure that it is built, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing a person familiar with the talks.

Re: "Ottawa to spend $4.5 billion to buy Trans Mountain pipeline, Kinder Morgan Canada assets", May 29.

Not only is this pipeline in direct violation of the constitutional rights of Indigenous peoples, but the bottom line is there is no viable market for bitumen transported by tankers.

Berman is a director of Stand.earth, one of the groups that organized an anti-pipeline protest in Vancouver on Tuesday after Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced the government's plans for the pipeline between Edmonton and Burnaby, B.C. Another protest is planned in Victoria on Thursday.

In other words, Horgan's regulation would be unconstitutional no matter who owns the pipeline, said Blue. "We will not stop until the job is done", Notley said.

For those opposed to the pipeline twinning, including Indigenous leaders and environmentalists, the bailout probably came as a "big surprise, if not a shock", he said.

"It does not change the course that the Government of British Columbia has been on", Horgan said.

Ottawa could also deploy the police and troops to maintain a barrier between protesters and construction workers. After it completes the project, Canada plans to sell the pipeline. It does not intend to own the project for long.

"We have demonstrated that despite the actions of one province trying to block this pipeline, the project is in the national interest and the jobs that will be assured and defended in this project are in an integral part of our plan to fight climate change and grow the economy for future generations", Trudeau said.

The ultimate cost of the federal government's new pipeline scheme remains unclear.

The Ottawa decision as hailed by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers.

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While a deal this massive is rare, Ottawa has bailed out companies before.

"It's a mess out there", said a Calgary industry source not authorized to speak publicly.

Sims anxious Canadians could be on the hook for more than just building the pipeline.

Morneau said more spending would be needed to complete the expansion, but gave no precise financial details, and stressed he felt the project should be returned to the private sector.

It also stated increasing pressure on current pipeline infrastructure is pushing more companies to utilize trucks and rail for product transportation.

Kean did not say why he chose to sell rather than absorb the risk of further delays.

"I think the transaction is a win-win".

May 30, 2017: Kinder Morgan Canada debuts on the Toronto Stock Exchange after a $1.75-billion public offering.

Notley said the pipeline will be under federal jurisdiction, which will limit how British Columbia laws can be applied to the project. "We continue to invest in expansions of our Canadian assets and look forward to future growth in the service of our customers and our shareholders", Kean concluded. The contribution will convert into equity in the pipeline.

If the government had reinforced federal authority for pipelines through the courts and in legislation as soon as B.C. NDP Leader John Horgan became premier past year, Scheer said that would have prevented Horgan from introducing the uncertainty that ultimately led to Kinder Morgan's nervousness that the project would never come to fruition.

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