Construction of the KXL oil pipeline has been ordered to stop, following the order by a US judge in Montana.
A report by GlobalData forecasts that North America will add the highest trunk pipeline length to the global crude oil pipelines industry of any region between 2018 and 2022, contributing a total length of 16 136 km.
The Trump administration believes the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline planned route will have a minor environmental impact.
The Nebraska Public Service Commission’s route approval represents the last major hurdle in Keystone XL’s permitting process.
API has commented on the Nebraska Public Service Commission’s decision to approve the construction permit for Keystone XL.