http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil TransCanada wins approval to build Keystone XL in Nebraska http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/20/transcanada-wins-approval-to-build-keystone-xl-in-nebraska TransCanada Corp. won Nebraska’s permission to build its long-delayed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline across the state. Keystone pipeline springs leak as extension decision nears http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/17/keystone-pipeline-springs-leak-as-extension-decision-nears Days before Nebraska regulators are set to rule on TransCanada Corp.’s XL extension to its Keystone pipeline, the existing conduit has sprung a major leak. Africa Oil Corp. acquires shares of Eco Oil and Gas http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/17/africa-oil-corp-acquires-shares-of-eco-oil-gas Africa Oil Corp. today announced that it had acquired 29,200,000 common shares of Eco (Atlantic) Oil and Gas Ltd. for CAD$0.48 per common share. Intelligent artificial lift systems improve digital oilfield operations http://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2017/november-2017/special-focus/intelligent-artificial-lift-systems-improve-digital-oilfield-operations As oil prices remain ‘lower for longer,’ intelligent systems help optimize production. TransCanada's hurry up-and-wait Keystone XL status outweighs result http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/9/transcanadas-hurry-up-and-wait-keystone-xl-status-outweighs-result The company is awaiting a key approval from regulators in Nebraska on whether the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline can proceed. That would be one of the last dominos to fall in an almost decade-long push to build a pipeline to bring more crude from Canada’s oil sands to U.S. Gulf Coast refineries. In the meantime, the company posted third-quarter results that met analysts’ estimates, and said it placed two smaller conduits into service. TransCanada eyeing new names that lose "Canada" http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/7/transcanada-eyeing-new-names-that-lose-canada TransCanada Corp., which diversified heavily into the U.S. with its $10.2-billion Columbia Pipeline Group Inc. acquisition last year, is seeking trademarks on new company names that would excise its home country. Chevron not giving up on Canada, plans shale push http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/7/chevron-not-giving-up-on-canada-plans-shale-push Chevron Corp. is planning a significant drilling program in the Duvernay shale formation, marking a vote of confidence in Canada’s energy industry in a year when it joined other majors in selling assets there. East Canadian association urges members to press officials about “crippling” legislation http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/6/east-canadian-association-urges-members-to-press-officials-about-crippling-legislation The following note was sent on Friday, Nov. 3, to members of the Newfoundland and Labrador Oil and Gas Industries Association (Noia), by Noia Chairman Andrew Bell. TransCanada to pressure Alberta on Keystone capacity http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/2/transcanada-to-pressure-alberta-on-keystone-capacity TransCanada Corp. is pressing the Alberta government to buy capacity in its Keystone XL pipeline, seeking the same type of support the province had pledged for its canceled project to the Atlantic coast, people familiar with the matter said. Oil-sands buyout spree paying off as acquisitions boost output http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/2/oil-sands-buyout-spree-paying-off-as-acquisitions-boost-output The acquisition spree that returned much of Alberta’s oil sands to Canadian hands is so far working out as the buyers projected, with results at Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. and Cenovus Energy Inc. beating expectations on the back of higher output and lower costs.