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Dakota Access Pipeline ProjectPriced at $3.7 billion, the Dakota Access Pipeline is a 1,172-mile-long underground oil pipeline project designed to transport Bakken shale oil.
One thing is abundantly clear: the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and its many allies have no intention of standing down against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
The protests surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline have not always been peaceful.
ConclusionDespite clear opposition and legitimate concerns regarding the Dakota Access Pipeline, the project is scheduled to move forward and be completed in a few months.
Seattle’s city council also voted to divest more than $3 billion from Wells Fargo, citing the bank’s role as a major lender to the Dakota Access Pipeline as one of its reasons.
Oil placed in Dakota Access Pipeline under Lake Oahe
In an update filed by lawyers representing Dakota Access LLC the documents say, “Oil has been placed in the Dakota Access Pipeline underneath Lake Oahe.
According to court documents, oil is inside the Dakota Access Pipeline and under Lake Oahe.
Dakota Access is currently commissioning the full pipeline and is preparing to place the pipeline into service.”
We have reached out to Energy Transfer Partners for comment, but have not heard back at this time.
according to Tom Stromme—The Bismarck Tribune/AP(BISMARCK, N.D.) — The Dakota Access pipeline developer said Monday that it has placed oil in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota and that it’s preparing to put the pipeline into service.
Dakota Access is currently commissioning the full pipeline and is preparing to place the pipeline into service,” the filing stated.
“Oil has been placed in the Dakota Access Pipeline underneath Lake Oahe.
Dakota Access developer Energy Transfer Partners said in court documents on March 20, 2017, that there have been “coordinated physical attacks” along the $3.8 billion pipeline that will carry oil from North Dakota to Illinois.
North Dakota has become the second-biggest oil producer in the U.S. in the past decade, trailing only Texas.