The Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors has said it is disappointed with the cancellation of Energy East and the Eastern Mainline projects.
Irving Oil has issued a response to TransCanada’s decision to terminate the Energy East pipeline project.
“Let’s not go backwards,” Prime Minister Trudeau states after issuing a warning to opponents of stoking national divisions following Energy East’s cancellation.
TransCanada is seeking a 30 day suspension of the Energy East pipeline and Eastern Mainline project applications.
The NEB has announced assessment topics for the Energy East and Eastern mainline projects. The assessment will provide more visibility to the evaluation of scenarios, the potential consequences, the proposed mitigation and response measures, and preventative programmes.
Canadian energy ministers have discussed the Energy East pipeline delay at a recent ministers’ meeting.
Protestors have recently launched the Solar XL campaign in attempt to stop construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.
TransCanada has invested US$2 billion in the expansion of its NOVA Gas Transmission system’s capacity.