Title: Is BC really Polarized over Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain? Author: Bruce Anderson and David Coletto Publisher: Abacus Data Date: March 17, 2018 Full Text Article Summary: the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion project is one of the most hotly debated issues in Canadian politics in years. It would be easy to surmise that public
Currently, Canada’s oil and gas industry must sell its products at a discount because of restricted market access. Would any other Canadian industry tolerate operating under these conditions?
More than 73,000 kilometers of pipelines are federally regulated in Canada, moving 1.3 billion barrels a year. 99% of liquids transported by these pipelines are delivered safely, and 100% of liquids released from them in the past three years have been recovered
According to a 2014 Fraser Institute study, pipelines are 4.5 times safer than rail as a means of transporting oil and gas.