construction across 800 miles in three states in the U.S. on the Keystone XL Pipeline in 2021. The six contractors will be directly responsible for hiring more than 7,000 union workers in 2021, with special emphasis placed on hiring locally first and giving priority to qualified local and Indigenous-owned businesses. When combined with additional 2021 contracts to be announced later, the total number of American union workers constructing Keystone XL in 2021 will exceed 8,000 and $900 million in gross wages. In total, Keystone XL is expected to employ more than 11,000 Americans in 2021, creating more than USD 1.6 billion in gross wages.
The companies awarded contracts include:
Barnard Pipeline (Bozeman, MT)
Associated Pipeline (Houston, TX)
Michels (Brownsville, WI)
Precision Pipeline (Eau Claire, WI)
Price Gregory International (Katy, TX)
U.S. Pipeline (Houston, TX)
These contractors have extensive experience constructing pipeline and major infrastructure projects in the US and around the world. The contractors were chosen based on TC Energy’s core principles of safety, environmental stewardship and stakeholder engagement along with their financial strength, technical design expertise and contract competitiveness.