The recent mid-term election in America has brought the Keystone XL pipeline to the forefront of American politics again. Washington DC has enthusiasm and momentum to push through legislation that will approve the final phase of the Keystone Pipeline System: the Keystone XL. But how did America get involved between the National Energy Board’s ambition to get bitumen to China and other foreign markets? The answer is simple: Alberta is landlocked and a pipeline across America is one route to economically get the bitumen to China or other foreign markets.
China needs energy. China faces many challenges to get enough energy to keep their economy moving and producing for over 1.3 billion people. China has made some remarkable moves toward making clean energy recently when they endeavored to start building more IGCC plants for electricity production from syngas. IGCC technology with Continue reading “The Keystone XL Pipeline”