TransCanada starts Keystone XL in Texas

Aug 17, 2012 | 03:22 PM | Michael Cowden

Tags  Keystone XL, TransCanada, pipeline, line pipe, steel, Michael Cowden

CHICAGO — TransCanada Corp. has started construction on the southern portion of its planned Keystone XL crude oil pipeline, a company spokesman confirmed Friday.

The Calgary, Alberta-based energy company is currently doing ground clearing, grading and other preliminary work at several locations in southern Texas, the spokesman told AMM.

The $2.3-billion portion of the Keystone XL, which TransCanada refers to as the Gulf Coast Project, will run 485 miles from a crude oil hub in Cushing, Okla., to refineries in Nederland, Texas.....





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