Environment, Education, Energy: Policy to People

“Oklahoma Portion of Gulf Coast Pipeline Completed”

Oklahoma’s portion of the southernmost segment of the embattled Keystone XL pipeline, which extends to Texas, has “been welded, lowered in and backfilled” — and is complete. The Cushing-to-Gulf Coast pipeline could be in service by the end of the year, the Journal Record reports.

By the end of the year the logjam at Cushing could be eased as thousands of barrels of crude oil will begin flowing every day from Cushing through TransCanada’s Gulf Coast Pipeline to Gulf Coast refineries, said Jim Prescott, senior consultant for external relations with the Keystone Pipeline System. Obama has faced pressure to either deny it or continue studying its environmental impact.

Read more at: journalrecord.com

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