An announcement is expected later today that will delay the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. In the meantime, let’s take a look at where the pipeline would go through Texas.
Which counties in Texas would be affected by the Keystone XL pipeline? Here’s a map from the State Department that outlines (in purple) the approved route of the Keystone XL pipeline from Cushing, Oklahoma to refineries in Texas:
Map by the Department of StateThe Keystone XL pipeline would take oil from Canada to refineries in Texas. You can click on the map to see a larger version.
And here is another map of the proposed pipeline by TransCanada, the company behind it: