A 485-mile segment of the Keystone Pipeline connecting Cushing, Okla., and Nederland, Texas, is boosting local economies, according to a study. (TransCanada)
But much of the tube that would bring oil from Canada's Tar Sands down to Gulf Coast refineries, has not been built. (AP)Reuters
A new study claims that a just-built 485-mile stretch of the Keystone XL pipeline has been a huge economic boon for two dozen rural and poor Oklahoma and Texas counties—and will create the same significant impact in five other states if the project’s long stalled northern segment ever wins White House approval.