TransCanada Claims Keystone Means 20,000 Jobs

January 11, 2012

TransCanada released a comprehensive breakdown of the jobs that its Keystone XL pipeline would generate in the U.S. if it secures approval. The overall number is 20,000, according to the company.

The project would need 13,000 workers for the pipeline's construction and for pumping stations, while another 7,000 jobs would be created in the U.S. manufacturing sector, Russ Girling, president and CEO of TransCanada, told The Globe and Mail (Toronto).

Source: AGC