Highlights Notley says Trans Mountain approval is imminent Kenney would scrap deal to lease 4,400 rail cars Platts Analytics sees crude-by-rail volumes falling Washington — Alberta’s oil production cuts and lack of progress on new pipeline capacity may contribute to Premier Rachel Notley’s party losing the April 16 provincial election, as opposition leader Jason Kenney’s party takes a lead in polls with promises of quicker action on energy policies aimed at bringing more Alberta crude to international markets. The oil policy fight heated up this week with Notley promising imminent federal approval of the 590,000 b/d Trans Mountain pipeline expansion if voters keep her in office, while Kenney promised to threaten British Columbia with an oil embargo on the first day of his administration to move the stalled pipeline project forward. Notley’s government imposed mandatory production cuts […]