13 Nov '12, 9pm

Here’s why you shouldn’t bet that Obama will approve the Keystone XL pipeline

Here’s why you shouldn’t bet that Obama will approve the Keystone XL pipeline

Jack Gerard, president of the American Petroleum Institute, the oil industry’s lobby group, said after the election that Mr Obama had moved “about 180 degrees” in his rhetoric towards support for oil and gas production. Insiders in Mr Obama’s campaign had “implicitly promised he would approve the Keystone XL pipeline”, Mr Gerard said. He added: “It will be a threshold test as to how serious the president is about producing America’s oil and natural gas.”

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