Category Archives: Oil & Gas

The FBI Likes Your Water Protectors Post Too: The Do’s and Don’ts

Dakota Access pipeline protest 1Fellow water protectors should think carefully and act responsibly when posting any information about themselves or others – because the authorities are watching

The fight against Dakota Access is not over. Court battles continue, divestment efforts have pulled billions from the company, and resistance all over Turtle Island is ongoing. But while we, water protectors, stand up for the future generations, a massive strategy by state and federal law enforcement seeks to repress and destroy us.

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Tribal Members in Oklahoma Defeat Natural Gas Pipeline Company

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Two Eagle Dancers by Stephen Mopope, Anadarko, Oklahoma Post Office

Federal court orders removal of natural gas pipeline in Oklahoma for trespassing on original Kiowa Indian lands

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma has ordered a natural gas pipeline operator to cease operations and remove the pipeline located on original Kiowa Indian lands Anadarko.

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B.C. government signs LNG benefit agreements with northwestern Kitselas First Nation

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Kitselas First Nation Chief Joe Bevan (right) speaks at the announcement of a benefits agreement with the province backing LNG development in exchange for up to $13 million in funding and a 1,277 land grant. Pacific NorthWest LNG chief operating officer Wan Badrul Hisham is in the background. The event was Thursday, March 30, 2017 at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. Derrick Penner / Postmedia News

by Derrick Penner, Vancouver Sun, March 30, 2017

The Kitselas First Nation on British Columbia’s north coast, on Thursday, signed benefit agreements with the province worth up to $13 million and a 1,227-hectares land grant in exchange for backing liquefied-natural-gas export projects in the region. Read the rest of this entry

Trump approves Keystone XL but investors remain skeptical pipeline will be built

Canada’s spy agency was watching Standing Rock

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People moving to confront and stop work on the Dakota Access Pipeline, Sept 3, 2016. Robyn Beck / AFP / Getty Images

CSIS believes the protests have implications north of the border

By Hilary Beaumont, Vice News,

Two secret reports on Standing Rock obtained by VICE News show the Canadian spy agency has been monitoring the protest camps and acts of pipeline sabotage in the U.S. and believes they have Canadian implications. Read the rest of this entry

Dakota Access pipeline vandalized in two states – officials

TransCanada seeks to start building B.C. gas pipeline without LNG project’s OK

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TransCanada’s headquarters in Calgary, Alberta.

Global News, March 20, 2017

TransCanada Corp. is seeking regulatory approval to begin construction of a pipeline that would help feed a proposed liquefied natural gas export terminal on B.C.’s north coast even though a final decision has not yet been made whether to build the terminal. Read the rest of this entry

Free Red Fawn Fundraising Appeal

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Red Fawn Fallis.

From the fundraising site: Thank you for visiting here and caring about our sister, Red Fawn. We are her family and this is the only site that is officially raising money for her legal fund.

Red Fawn is a human rights advocate, organizer, community leader and a political prisoner of Standing Rock. Read the rest of this entry

Native Nations Rise March: A Powerful, Emotional Uprising for Indigenous Rights

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Photo by Renae Ditmer.

Indigenous people from around the world gathered to promote sovereignty, resistance, respect, justice and love at the Native Nations Rise March

If rain on your wedding day is good luck, then snow on the day of the Native Nations Rise march in Washington, D.C. on March 10, served as a sign of hope in the fight for indigenous rights across the United States and around the world—especially when the battle at stake stems on the sanctity of water.

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Shell officially shelves plans to build Prince Rupert LNG project