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Canada's minister of natural resource -- hadn't -- the US to drum up support for the Keystone Pipeline.
Our rich -- joins us from Houston Texas with more on his exclusive interview.
-- -- We'll hear of this oil refinery in Houston Texas State clean heavy -- -- -- -- -- -- complex behind me.
-- eventually where they refine it it would be the same type of oil and they could have an extension built here.
From the Keystone Pipeline so folks here -- -- Canada.
I'm looking for that approval process is taking place in Washington DC right now with the State Department the latest on that -- environmental review a preliminary report from the State Department has 45 days in the public comment period that soon we should be possibly this summer.
Getting the Obama's administration is call as to whether or not we go ahead and build.
The Keystone Pipeline need Canadian natural -- -- minister down here in Houston today pushing for that financing pushing for that approval process.
And also caught up with him after.
-- -- -- I think.
There's a lot of people in business particularly people -- and Texans who understand the economic and national security benefits of getting the Keystone Pipeline approved.
And we were talking here about a fundamental choice.
Oil for -- friendly reliable ally and friend who.
Is responsible environmentally.
Continued to get oil from sources that are less reliable less dependable and have no environment.
So to speak out.
So it's -- the president.
-- spot here especially with -- constituencies on the one hand you have a number of labor unions.
Who really want to get this thing built on the other there's environmentalists who say.
You're just adding to more carbon emissions but the State Department found -- net over net supply plan wouldn't necessarily.
Increased carbon emissions because right now the oil is coming from the tar sands in Canada and -- whether to shipping it by rail and shipping it.
Through other ways so it's up now to the environmental review process that's still going on at the State Department 45 days of public commenting and there'll be here sometime this summer.
To get this bill.
Back to you thank you very much for -- -- and.
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