oil pipelines

ChatGPT & DALL-E generated panoramic illustration that visualizes the concept of maximizing pipeline value by incorporating High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) transmission

Will Pipelines Be Repurposed For HVDC Transmission?

This question is asked regularly of me these days. After all, high-voltage direct current (HVDC) is the new pipeline, doesn’t care if it’s run underwater, underground or through a steel pipe, and the millions of kilometers of pipelines in the world are going to be decommissioned at an accelerating rate … [continued]

Keystone Cancellation Is A Hard-Won Victory For A Social Movement That Must Keep Pushing For…

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By David S. Meyer, author & professor the University of California, Irvine. When TC Energy announced that it was cancelling its planned Keystone XL pipeline on June 9, management didn’t congratulate or even credit the tens of thousands of activists who’d battled against … [continued]

Goodbye & Good Riddance, Keystone XL

Canadian pipeline company TC Energy announced it was terminating the Keystone XL pipeline on Wednesday, marking a major win for Indigenous and environmental groups who have been fighting the project for more than a decade. The long-embattled pipeline has largely been considered dead since President Biden revoked a key permit … [continued]