11 Jan '12, 12am

Unethical Oil and Its Friends

Unethical Oil and Its Friends

This is a guest post by Ian, originally published on The Real Story . A year ago Enbridge CEO Pat Daniel announced a new foreign partner for its Northern Gateway Pipeline project. Daniel told a meeting in Whistler, BC that Sinopec, China’s second largest oil company, was investing an undisclosed amount in the pipeline approval process in return for a guaranteed place on the pipeline and the right to pony up for an equity stake in the $5+ billion project. Enbridge’s Northern Pipeline project is a dual pipeline designed to deliver tar sands oil to tanker ports in Northern BC for delivery by tanker to refineries in China and other points east. The pipeline approval process starts next month in Kitimat and is estimated to take up to 18 months. Fast forward a year. An oil industry front group headquartered in the office of Alberta tar sands legal specialists McLennan Ross annou...

Full article: http://www.desmogblog.com/unethical-oil-and-its-friends

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