TransCanada Corporation was founded in 1951 in Alberta, Canada and is currently one of the largest gas storage providers in North America. It has a storage capacity of 400 billion cubic feet and ownership or control over 51,860 miles of oil and gas transportation pipelines. The TransCanada Corporation’s primary focus of business is in natural gas and power generation, and currently employs approximately 4,800 individuals. TransCanada is affiliated with fourteen separate pipelines with the Keystone Pipeline being the most publicly known and controversial. TransCanada has ownership, partnership, or partial control over eighteen power plants in Canada and the United States of America as well.
The installation of the Keystone Pipeline began with Phase One, the installation of 2,147 miles of pipeline stretching from Alberta to refineries in Illinois. The installation and administration of Phase One included the conversion of 537 miles of Ca...
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