May the Fourth connect U.S.

Following news that the state of Michigan is attempting to shut down the Great Lakes oil pipeline, Canada has begun discussions with the U.S. to keep the cross-border pipeline open.  The Great Lakes pipeline is vital for supplying Canadian crude oil to the U.S., but it looks like Michigan is digging their heels in.  The Biden Administration has called to enhance the United States’ response to climate change and establish a policy change towards clean energy. It would seem that the pipeline closure will directly affect the two countries’ oil industries. The U.S. currently purchases around 80% of Canada’s crude which is about 3.7 million barrels per day. Read More