The Canadian government would like to see construction accelerate on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, but has no control over decisions to resume or start new work until it takes ownership of the major crude oil pipeline project, Canada’s natural resources minister said. “We think that construction and staying on a schedule is important, but that will be up to Kinder Morgan as long as they are the owner of the pipeline,” Jim Carr said in an interview in Washington, D.C. where he is attending the World Gas Conference. Carr said he expects the deal to close in “mid to late summer.” Slideshow (2 Images) The Canadian […]