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Architectural firm SWA Group has proposed building a bike lane along the Keystone XL pipeline, which “could turn what is now a source of rancor into a tourist attraction”. Project costs could reach $400 million, factoring in designers, cultural experts, economists, engineers and “interpretive elements” along the route. [Bloomberg]

Consol Energy’s sale of five coal mines in West Virginia is designed to shed assets that don’t contribute to what it sees as growth areas – natural gas production and coal produced specifically for export. [New York Times]

The only oilfield service company thus far to run its hydraulic fracturing equipment entirely on natural gas has filed for bankruptcy after defaulting on payments for two loans – one from Shell, its biggest customer. [Fuel Fix]