TransCanada could reapply with new pipeline route: source

WASHINGTON Wed Jan 18, 2012 2:26pm EST

The Keystone Oil Pipeline is pictured under construction in North Dakota in an undated photo. REUTERS/TransCanada Corporation

The Keystone Oil Pipeline is pictured under construction in North Dakota in an undated photo.

Credit: Reuters/TransCanada Corporation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - TransCanada could reapply to build its Keystone XL crude oil pipeline from Canada to Texas after the Obama administration's expected decision to reject the conduit, a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

"They can always reapply," said the source, who spoke on condition of anonymity. "It (the expected rejection) doesn't predetermine future applications. That is always the case. They could always submit a new application with a revised route."

(Reporting By Arshad Mohammed; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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Burns0011 wrote:
Honestly, what’s the deal with not stopping near the Great Lakes? Why does it have to go down to Texas?

Answer: Because that’ll save the oil company money in the long run. They’re heedless of safety and they couldn’t care about keeping the pipeline safe, nor would they care about any possibility of it being a target for terrorism.

Jan 18, 2012 1:31pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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