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Oil States shares up on spin-off

Shares of Oil States International Inc. rose Wednesday after the company announced plans to spin off a business that provides housing and food services for other companies. Full story

Analysis: Late to oil-by-rail, Canada faces risks in rush to catch up

CALGARY/HOUSTON (Reuters) - For the last three years, Canada has lagged the United States in using its rail system to haul crude oil, hindered by a lack of loading terminals and a shortage of specially built rail cars that reheat viscous oil sands crude. Full story

Rivals read what they want in Obama Keystone remarks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When President Barack Obama weighed in on the Keystone XL pipeline controversy on Tuesday, his comments became a kind of Rorschach inkblot test for rival lobbies, reflecting their wishes for the fate of the long-delayed project. Full story

Canada PM touts Keystone pipeline in U.S., says must be approved

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper turned into a pitch man for TransCanada Corp's <TRP.TO> Keystone XL oil pipeline on Thursday, telling a New York audience the project is so important that Washington has to approve it. Full story

Syncrude spokesperson: 'We're continually doing it better'

   Syncrude, one of the largest producers in Canada's Oil Sands, says it is taking steps to minimize the environmental impact of their operations. The controversial Keystone XL pipeline would transport that oil from Canada to the Gulf Coast.

The oil at the heart of the Keystone pipeline controversy

   The Keystone pipeline, a project to transport heavy crude from Canada to the Gulf Coast, is expected to provide hundreds of temporary construction jobs in the U.S., but critics say the oil it carries comes at a terrible cost. NBC’s Anne Thompson reports.

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  Senate measure approves Keystone pipeline

MSNBC’s Craig Melvin takes a “Reality Check” with Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post’s White House reporter and former environmental reporter, to talk about the Senate’s approval of a measure allowing the Keystone pipeline.

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