What other jobs besides the pipeline builders and the few people it would take to operate it once built?The pipeline and the oil that would have flowed was only part of the equation. There was small towns along the way that lost a lot of revenue for their infrastructure. There were future jobs destroyed. But the Keystone pipeline was just one item that was reversed by the current administration in the oil and gas industry that affected other areas of the country which provided spin off funding to the general funds of other states. So there was direct loss of product that provided jobs and funded many programs unrelated to refineries in the U.S.