Natural Resources Canada

Natural Resources Canada

March 04, 2014 13:01 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Oliver to Discuss Benefits of Keystone XL

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 4, 2014) - The Honourable Joe Oliver, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, will tour the pipe yard for TransCanada's Houston Lateral Project tomorrow. The Houston Lateral Project, which will transport oil to Houston refineries, will become an integrated component of the Keystone Pipeline system. The Minister will be joined by the Honourable Diana McQueen, Alberta's Minister of Energy and Russ Girling, President and CEO of TransCanada Corporation.

A media availability and photo opportunity with the Minister will follow the tour. A mandatory safety briefing will be required to enter the facility. Closed-toe shoes are required. Photo identification will be required.

Media should pre-register for the tour by 5:00 p.m. EST Tuesday, March 4, at 613-992-4447 or

Date: Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Location: Transportation for registered media to the event will depart from the following address. Please note transportation will leave promptly at 8:00 a.m. CST.
The Hilton Americas Hotel
Avenida de las Americas entrance (East entrance)
1600 Lamar Street
Houston, Texas

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Contact Information

  • Melissa Lantsman
    Director of Communications
    Office of Canada's Minister of Natural Resources
    (613) 996-2007

    Media Relations
    Natural Resources Canada