Keypoints about Enbridge Line 5 pipeline shutdown

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This is a news compilation setting the record straight on the day’s top stories about the oil and gas industry.


News Headline:

Enbridge ordered to shut Line 5 pipeline in victory for Michigan officials

The Facts:

Anti-pipeline Governor and Attorney General go against the will of Michigan House of Representatives and gets judge to temporarily suspend operation on Line 5.


Here are some stories that get it right, or mostly right.


‘Hypocritical’: After divesting from oilsands companies, Norway expands to the untouched Arctic

After Norway dumped it’s Canadian oil sands assets last month from its Wealth Fund citing ‘environmental concerns’, the country has now begun more oil and gas exploration in the Arctic. An interesting move, as Canada does not have any oil and gas production up north and has had a moratorium on it for a few years. Norway’s government also cut taxes for the country’s oil and gas industry in a bid to reduce break-even costs there by 40 per cent and stimulate investment in the sector.

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