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2008-10-31 06:00:18

TransCanada has reported a net income of C$390 million or C$0.67 per share, for the third quarter of 2008, compared to C$324 million or C$0.60 per share, for the same period of 2007. Comparable earnings were C$366 million, or C$0.63 per share, for the third quarter of 2008, compared to C$309 million, or C$0.57 per share, in the same period of 2007. The C$57 million increase was due to strong contributions from TransCanada's energy business and increased earnings from its wholly owned US...

2008-09-03 09:00:39

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Sept. 3, 2008) - TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) today announced it has acquired Bison Pipeline LLC from Northern Border Pipeline Company. The assets of Bison Pipeline LLC include executed precedent agreements as well as regulatory, environmental and engineering work completed to date on the Bison Pipeline Project (Bison). Bison is a proposed 289-mile (465-kilometre) pipeline from the Powder River Basin in Wyoming to the Northern...

2008-08-27 06:00:44

TransCanada has acquired through its subsidiaries all the outstanding equity of both KeySpan-Ravenswood and KeySpan Ravenswood Services, the companies which together own, control and operate the 2,480MW Ravenswood generating station located in Queens, New York, for $2.8 billion plus closing adjustments. TransCanada brings in nearly 200 employees into its fold with the Ravenswood acquisition. Ravenswood is a gas and oil fired generating facility consisting of multiple units employing steam...

2008-08-26 12:01:21

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Aug. 26, 2008) - TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) today announced that through its subsidiaries, it has acquired all the outstanding equity of both KeySpan-Ravenswood, LLC and KeySpan Ravenswood Services Corp., the companies which together own, control and operate the 2,480 megawatt (MW) Ravenswood Generating Station (Ravenswood) located in Queens, New York for US$2.8 billion plus closing adjustments. "This acquisition positions...

2008-08-06 09:00:55

Canadian natural gas and electricity company TransCanada has reported that its net income for the second quarter of 2008 was C$328 million, or C$0.58 per share, compared to C$257 million, or C$0.48 per share, for the same period in 2007, a 21% increase on a per share basis. Funds generated from operations for second quarter of 2008 were C$676 million, compared to C$596 million for the same period in 2007, an increase of approximately 13%. Comparable earnings for second quarter of 2008 of...

2008-08-01 18:00:31

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Aug. 1, 2008) - TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) today received the support of the Alaska Legislature to award the company a license for the Alaska Pipeline Project under the Alaska Gasline Inducement Act (AGIA). "The Legislature's decision represents a significant milestone in advancing this major natural gas pipeline project to connect stranded U.S. natural gas reserves to Alaskan and Lower 48 consumers. We are pleased to receive...

2008-07-09 12:00:44

TransCanada Corporation (TSX: TRP) (NYSE: TRP) (TransCanada) today announced that the Kibby Wind Power Project has received unanimous final development plan approval from Maine's Land Use Regulation Commission (LURC). Construction plans are now underway for the 132 Megawatt (MW) wind project located in Kibby and Skinner Townships in northwestern Franklin County, Maine. "The Kibby project will complement our existing operations in the U.S. Northeast, and leverage our expertise in wind...

2008-07-03 03:00:26

By Anonymous Even before construction begins on its $5.2billion Keystone oil pipeline, TransCanada Corp. is already preparing for an open season for a massive expansion that will cost more than the project's first phase and deliver another 750,000 barrels a day of Alberta crude directly to refinery row on the Gulf Coast of Texas. "We have made excellent progress in negotiations with both Alberta producers and Gulf Coast refiners, TransCanada President and CEO Hal Kvisle told the company's...

2008-06-18 09:01:08

TransCanada PipeLines has filed an application with Canada's National Energy Board to establish federal regulation for its Alberta System gas transport network. The application is for a certificate of public convenience and necessity (CPCN), and related approvals to recognize that the system is within Canadian federal jurisdiction. The provincial regulation of the Alberta System precludes TransCanada from acquiring, constructing or operating facilities that transport gas across Alberta...

2007-10-30 09:01:00

TransCanada Corporation (TSX: TRP) (NYSE: TRP) (TransCanada) today announced that it continues to make significant progress on the Keystone Pipeline project. Based on strong industry support, TransCanada has entered into contracts or conditionally awarded approximately US$3.0 billion for major materials and pipeline construction contractors and is continuing to secure land access agreements in preparation for the start of construction in the spring of 2008. Based on the increased size and...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
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