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In June of 2010, a plan to construct a pipeline which would run from Alberta, Canada through the center of the USA, making its way to its final destinations in Nederland, Texas, also Pakota, Illinois were ultimately commissioned. As an energy management major in the University of Oklahoma, I was intrigued to find out more about the Keystone Pipeline and the plans that hinge alongside it. The plan to build the pipeline that would connect the two countries certainly started with great intentions, but a lot of people would disagree. When seeing the plans for construction of what became called the Keystone Pipeline, it is apparent that there are many benefits that result from building the pipeline. On the other hand, some folks argue that constructing such a pipeline could cause detrimental effects to numerous factors that play a role in the blueprints to make up the Keystone Pipeline. The Keystone Pipeline includes three sections which are predicted to be constructed. The first section runs from Hardisty, Alberta to Steele City, Nebraska, Then over to Pakota, Illinois. The second section extends from Steele City, Nebraska down to Cushing, Oklahoma. The final part extends from Cushing, Oklahoma to Nederland, Texas. As of now, there is a fourth proposed segment which runs from Hardisty, Alberta throughout Baker, Montana and reaches its final destination at Steele City, Nebraska. But this phase hasn't been finalized and still remains a proposal and nothing more. The duration of the pipeline is predicted to be approximately 4,299 miles. The Keystone Pipeline will take approximately 900,000 barrels of crude oil daily. Building of this pipeline has already begun, however building throughout the U.S.-Canadian border was hal...