Stories tagged: ConocoPhillips
FRIDAY, OCT. 7, 2011
Fuel pipeline across CdA River monitored
About 75 ConocoPhillips workers are monitoring a 6-mile stretch of the Yellowstone Pipeline along the North Fork of the Coeur d’Alene River after the pressure in the pipeline mysteriously dropped …
THURSDAY, OCT. 6, 2011, 12:34 P.M.
Testing will check for leaks on gas pipeline
The operators of the Yellowstone Pipeline will conduct acoustic tests this evening to determine if leaks are occurring in a section of the 10-inch petroleum pipeline that runs along the …
SATURDAY, MAY 7, 2011
Definition of ‘15-minute limit’ at issue
BOISE – A hearing over plans for hundreds of megaloads of oil equipment to travel through a scenic Idaho river canyon will stretch into a third week, after a full …
THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2011
Half-sized megaloads may travel Interstate 90
Some of the controversial, oversized loads of oil refinery equipment headed to Canada may be moved through Kootenai and Shoshone counties in the near future. The Idaho Transportation Department began …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2011, 8:31 A.M.
Oversized oil equipment loads may be headed to I-90
MOSCOW – The controversial, oversized loads of oil refinery equipment destined for a project in Alberta, Canada, may be detoured north through Kootenai and Shoshone counties.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2011
Editorial: Lawsuit- limiting bill exacts too heavy a cost
If the economy of Idaho is hamstrung by frivolous lawsuits, then lawmakers would be wise to draft legislation to fix the problem across the board. But that isn’t what’s at …
SUNDAY, FEB. 20, 2011
Second megaload ahead of schedule, cuts delays
LEWISTON – The second of four oversized loads of ConocoPhillips oil refinery equipment being shipped across Idaho to Montana arrived at a stopping point near Kooskia in northern Idaho Saturday …
SATURDAY, FEB. 12, 2011, 3:41 P.M.
First megaload reaches Montana border
ConocoPhillips says its first giant truckload of oversized oil refinery equipment has crossed northern Idaho on U.S. Highway 12 and arrived in Montana.
SUNDAY, FEB. 6, 2011
Megaloads boost Idaho businesses
KOOSKIA, Idaho – Huckleberry sourdough pancakes, cigarettes and bulbs for strobe lights are among the purchases megaload crew members are making as the oversized cargo rolls through Idaho. Kooskia was …
SATURDAY, FEB. 5, 2011
Megaload delay forcing new plan
LEWISTON – The Idaho Transportation Department is requiring ConocoPhillips to submit a new plan before allowing the oil company to send a second giant truckload of refinery equipment after the …
FRIDAY, FEB. 4, 2011, 8:39 A.M.
New plan required after megaload causes long delay
The Idaho Transportation Department says it is requiring ConocoPhillips to submit a new plan before allowing the oil company to send a second giant truckload of refinery equipment after the …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 19, 2011
First megaload to roll Feb. 1
BOISE – Idaho will let four ConocoPhillips megaloads of oil equipment start traveling U.S. Highway 12 on Feb. 1, Idaho Transportation Director Brian Ness announced Tuesday. “I am convinced the …
TUESDAY, JAN. 18, 2011, 12:07 P.M.
ITD to let Conoco megaloads roll Feb. 1
Idaho will let four ConocoPhillips megaloads of oil equipment start traveling U.S. Highway 12 on Feb. 1, Idaho Transportation Director Brian Ness announced today.
FRIDAY, JAN. 14, 2011
ConocoPhillips says delays over megaloads ‘must end’
ConocoPhillips says “the delays must end” in its quest to ship four huge truckloads of oil-refinery equipment along U.S. Highway 12 out of Lewiston, Idaho. The big oil company filed …
THURSDAY, JAN. 13, 2011, 2:37 P.M.
Conoco says shipment ‘delays must end’
ConocoPhillips says “the delays must end” in its quest to ship four huge truckloads of oil-refinery equipment along Highway 12 out of Lewiston, Idaho. The big oil company filed that …
TUESDAY, DEC. 28, 2010, 3:59 P.M.
Hearing officer says yes to mega-loads
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Associated Press is reporting that a hearing officer has recommended the Idaho Transportation Department issue permits to ConocoPhillips to move four giant truckloads of equipment …
FRIDAY, DEC. 10, 2010
Big loads decision likely by Christmas
BOISE – ConocoPhillips painted a picture of years of quiet, painstaking work to plan for the safe transport of four mega-loads of oil equipment across a winding, scenic north-central Idaho …
THURSDAY, DEC. 9, 2010, 3:38 P.M.
Contentious megaloads hearing wraps up
ConocoPhillips painted a picture of years of quiet, painstaking work to plan for the safe transport of four giant mega-loads of oil equipment across a winding, scenic north-central Idaho highway, …
THURSDAY, DEC. 9, 2010
Mega-load hearing draws crowd
BOISE – A crowd of more than 100 looked on Wednesday as a hearing in Boise brought out lots of new twists in the tale of the mega-loads of oil …
TUESDAY, NOV. 30, 2010
Agency grants full hearing on mega-loads
BOISE – Idaho Transportation Director Brian Ness has decided to heed a state hearing officer’s urging and hold a full hearing on a proposal from ConocoPhillips to haul four mega-loads …
MONDAY, NOV. 29, 2010, 2:44 P.M.
ITD agrees to full megaloads hearings
Idaho Transportation Director Brian Ness has decided to hold full contested-case hearings on the ConocoPhillips proposal to haul four megaloads of oil refinery equipment across U.S. Highway 12 in north-central …
THURSDAY, NOV. 25, 2010
Mega-load ruling favors hearings
BOISE – Residents and business owners along North Idaho’s scenic U.S. Highway 12 who object to mega-loads of oil equipment traveling the route and blocking both lanes have a right …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 24, 2010, 3:59 P.M.
Ruling: ITD must hear from megaload opponents
Residents and business owners along scenic U.S. Highway 12 who object to giant mega-loads of oil equipment traveling the route and blocking both lanes have a right to be heard …
SATURDAY, NOV. 20, 2010
Backers, foes argue mega-loads’ pros, cons
BOISE – Lawyers for opponents and backers of the first four mega-loads of oil equipment proposed to travel north-central Idaho’s U.S. Highway 12 faced off in a crowded Idaho Transportation …
FRIDAY, NOV. 19, 2010, 12:26 P.M.
Lawyers spar over Highway 12 megaloads
Lawyers for opponents and backers of the first four mega-loads of oil equipment proposed to travel north-central Idaho’s U.S. Highway 12 faced off in a crowded Idaho Transportation Auditorium today, …
THURSDAY, NOV. 11, 2010
Mega-loads permits issued but shipments delayed
The Idaho Transportation Department issued permits Wednesday for the first mega-loads proposed for U.S. Highway 12 in north-central Idaho, but the four giant truckloads won’t roll just yet. The agency …
FRIDAY, NOV. 5, 2010
Mega-load opponents seek hearing
Residents along U.S. 12 asked the Idaho Transportation Department on Thursday to conduct formal hearings before issuing any special permits allowing oil companies to transport huge loads of refinery equipment …
TUESDAY, NOV. 2, 2010
High court tosses ban on U.S. 12 mega-loads
BOISE – The Idaho Supreme Court on Monday overturned a lower-court judge who blocked four mega-loads of oil refinery equipment from traveling scenic U.S. Highway 12 in north-central Idaho. But …
MONDAY, NOV. 1, 2010, 3:30 P.M.
Idaho court tosses mega-loads challenge
The Idaho Supreme Court on Monday overturned a lower-court judge who blocked four mega-loads of oil refinery equipment from traveling scenic U.S. Highway 12 in north-central Idaho, but the court’s …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 14, 2010
Subsidies on heavy shipments criticized
BOISE – An Oregon congressman is calling for a federal investigation into plans for oversize shipments of oil equipment across U.S. Highway 12 to Canada, saying he doesn’t want U.S. …