Infrastructure

Investment , Infrastructure , Renewables , Technology

Q&A: Outlook for Growth in Renewable Energy

The pandemic has caused short-term delays, but Sidley partner Jessica Adkins says the long-term outlook remains strong.

November 3, 2020

Exports , Methane , Legislation , Infrastructure , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Construction , Pipelines

For Oil and Gas, Next 4 Years Are All about Regulations—More Or Less

When it comes to the oil and gas rules and the costs, Trump and Biden take opposite stances, say experts at the North American Gas Forum.

October 22, 2020

Infrastructure , Health, Safety & Environment , Construction , Pipelines

Minn. Judge Quashes Challenges to Enbridge Line 3 Decision

Activist groups had raised concerns regarding Enbridge’s intentions to protect streams and wetlands.

October 19, 2020

Infrastructure , Construction , Pipelines

Illinois Regulators Approve Expansion of Dakota Access Oil Pipeline

The Dakota Access oil pipeline had been a source of controversy prior to its completion in 2017, and there is an ongoing legal challenge over whether the line should remain operational.

October 15, 2020

International , Infrastructure , Construction , Pipelines

Russia Says Poland’s Nord Stream 2 Fine Was Made to Please US

Poland on Oct. 7 fined the Russian gas giant more than 29 billion zlotys (US$7.6 billion) for building the Nord Stream 2 pipeline without Warsaw's approval.

October 8, 2020

Infrastructure , Construction

US Gives Glenfarne 5 More Years to Build LNG Plant

Company cites the economic slowdown and trade war with China as reasons for delays.

October 8, 2020

Infrastructure , Construction

Oil Export Projects Stall as Output Slips, Opposition Builds

Only three of 12 projects are still pursuing regulatory approval.

October 8, 2020

Legislation , Infrastructure , Rail

Trump Issues Permit for Railway Connecting Canada’s Oil Sands to Alaska Ports

U.S. President Donald Trump has issued a presidential permit for a private-sector proposal to build a railway from Canada’s oil sands to ports in Alaska, a project that still faces numerous hurdles.

September 30, 2020

Infrastructure , Rail

Trump Endorses Canada-to-Alaska Railway to Free Landlocked Oil

Options to move crude from Canada, the world's fourth-largest producer, are useful, but A2A is "a very challenged project," said Dennis McConaghy, a former pipeline executive at TransCanada, now known as TC Energy.

September 28, 2020