Keystone XL Pipeline


Overview

The proposed Keystone XL (KXL) Pipeline Project offers a safe, reliable and environmentally responsible way to deliver crude oil to markets in the US. The project, which will run from Hardisty, Alberta, to Steel City, Nebraska, will play a central role in promoting North American energy security, create thousands of jobs and provide economic benefits to many communities along its route.

Learn more at the KXL website.

$3.4 billion boost to US GDP

Greenhouse gases lowered by approximately 19 million metric tons (as opposed to shipping by rail)

36-inch diameter crude oil pipeline

 

Millions in property taxes

During the first year of operation, it’s estimated that KXL will generate about $55.6 million in property taxes for towns and cities spread across 27 counties in three states – valuable funds that can be spent on schools, hospitals, roads and more.

 

 

Tens of thousands of jobs created

During construction of KXL, thousands of well-paying jobs will be created. This includes opportunities for everything from welding, to surveying, engineering, environmental protection and more.