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Enbridge Drops Plans for Sandpiper Crude Oil Pipeline

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Enbridge Energy said Thursday it has dropped its proposal to build the Sandpiper crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota. Enbridge attorneys notified the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission that the company won’t pursue the regulatory approvals needed for the $2.6 billion Sandpiper, which would have carried North Dakota light crude across Minnesota to Enbridge’s terminal in Superior, Wisconsin. They cited market conditions and other factors. Calgary, Alberta-based Enbridge said back in February that it expected to push the startup date for Sandpiper back until 2019 because of the need for an […]