Even with approval, Keystone pipeline may not get built

Mar 24, 2017
The Trump administration has approved a construction permit on the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline. Back when it was planned in 2010, oil was still trading at $100 a barrel and fracking had yet to fully ramp up. The project still…

Will Trump's pipeline order really bring more U.S. steel jobs?

Jan 25, 2017
The executive order's actual economic effects on U.S. steel and iron production are unclear.
Miles of unused pipe, prepared for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, sit in a North Dakota lot back in 2014.
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Politics ran through the Keystone pipeline

Nov 6, 2015
The Keystone XL pipeline was always more about politics than economics.

Big changes for America’s biggest trading partner

Oct 20, 2015
The election of Canada's new prime minister comes with new economic policies.

Keystone XL vetoed, and the Eurozone kicks the can

Feb 24, 2015
The line of the day goes to President Obama, by way of the Marketplace Desk of News We Could have Told You Yesterday.

The economics of Keystone in an era of cheap oil

Jan 6, 2015
Pipeline is at top of agenda of Republican-controlled Congress. Why?

Does Keystone even matter anymore?

Nov 18, 2014
Argument for the Keystone pipeline lost steam in years before the Senate vote.

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In Nebraska, standing in the way of Keystone XL pipeline

Jul 23, 2013
Nebraska farmers worry the oil pipeline will damage their land or water. Some are putting up obstacles to the route.

Obama on climate change: It's the economy, stupid

Jun 25, 2013
The president spent much of his speech on climate change focused on the economy.