加拿大本土集团将向Keystone输油管道投资高达10亿加元

2020-11-19 14:01

Canadian indigenous group to invest up to C$1 billion in Keystone oil pipeline nmp世界播

加拿大本土集团将向Keystone输油管道投资高达10亿加元nmp世界播


(Reuters) - Pipeline operator TC Energy said on Tuesday that Canadian indigenous group Natural Law Energy will invest up to C$1 billion ($763.77 million) in its Keystone XL oil pipeline, despite U.S. President-elect Joe Biden's promise to stop the project. nmp世界播

(路透社)-管道运营商TC Energy周二表示,加拿大本土集团Natural Law Energy将向其Keystone XL输油管道投资高达10亿加元(合7.6377亿美元),尽管美国当选总统乔·拜登(Joe Biden)承诺停止该项目。nmp世界播


Keystone XL (KXL) would carry 830,000 barrels per day of crude from Alberta to the U.S. Midwest. It has faced a decade of opposition from U.S. landowners, environmental groups and tribes. nmp世界播

Keystone XL(KXL)每天将从艾伯塔省向美国中西部输送83万桶原油。十年来,它一直面临着美国土地所有者、环保组织和部落的反对。nmp世界播


Some indigenous groups oppose pipeline projects, but other Canadian First Nations have invested in the industry to share in profits and jobs. nmp世界播

一些土著团体反对管道项目,但其他加拿大第一民族已经投资于该行业,以分享利润和就业机会。nmp世界播


The investment by Natural Law Energy, a coalition of five First Nations, comes with KXL construction well underway in Canada. nmp世界播

这笔投资是由五个第一民族组成的联盟自然法律能源(Natural Law Energy)进行的,与此同时,KXL在加拿大的建设正在如火如荼地进行。nmp世界播


Opposition remains in the United States, where Biden has vowed to scrap KXL's permit and where TC has largely halted construction. nmp世界播

美国仍然存在反对意见,拜登誓言要取消KXL的许可证,TC在很大程度上已经停止了建设。nmp世界播


"It sends a strong message to the U.S. government that this is not a project that indigenous people uniformly oppose," said Ken Coates, public policy professor at University of Saskatchewan. nmp世界播

萨斯喀彻温大学(University Of Saskatchewan)公共政策教授肯·科茨(Ken Coates)说:“这向美国政府发出了一个强烈的信息,那就是这不是一个土著人民一致反对的项目。”nmp世界播


The investment provides Natural Law with a percentage of KXL's profits, said NLE Chief Executive Travis Meguinis. He said raising the financing will not be a problem, and that he is confident KXL will proceed. nmp世界播

NLE首席执行长梅吉尼斯(Travis Mguinis)说,这笔投资为Natural Law提供了KXL一定比例的利润。他说,筹集资金不会成为问题,他有信心KXL将继续进行。nmp世界播


"There's risk in any type of business," he said. nmp世界播

他说:“任何类型的业务都有风险。”nmp世界播


KXL fits Biden's plan to rebuild the economy, said Executive Vice-President, Liquids, Bevin Wirzba, at TC's investor day. nmp世界播

KXL符合拜登重建经济的计划,液体执行副总裁贝文·维尔兹巴(Bevin Wirzba)在TC的投资者日表示。nmp世界播


Terms of the Natural Law deal are confidential, Wirzba said. nmp世界播

Wirzba说,Natural Law交易的条款是保密的。nmp世界播


"I see it as a divide-and-conquer tactic," said Matthew Campbell, staff attorney at Native American Rights Fund, which represents two communities in a lawsuit against the U.S. government and TC. nmp世界播

“我认为这是一种分而治之的策略,”美洲原住民权利基金会的律师马修·坎贝尔(Matthew Campbell)说。该基金会在一起针对美国政府和TC的诉讼中代表两个社区。nmp世界播


KXL's part-indigenous ownership will not soften opposition, Campbell said. nmp世界播

坎贝尔说,KXL的部分土著所有权不会软化反对意见。nmp世界播


The transaction's first phase will close in the third quarter of 2021, contingent on financing, which mitigates the First Nations' risk of Biden killing KXL, Coates said. nmp世界播

科茨说,这笔交易的第一阶段将在2021年第三季度完成,这取决于融资情况,这降低了第一民族拜登杀死KXL的风险。nmp世界播


TC expects KXL to enter service in 2023. nmp世界播

TC预计KXL将于2023年投入使用。nmp世界播

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