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Gordon Jaremko

Gordon Jaremko worked as a reporter and editor for Canadian daily newspapers, wire services and monthly magazines for 38 years in Calgary, Edmonton and Ottawa, primarily covering politics, economics and business with emphasis on the Alberta petroleum industry. He has contributed to four books and has become an independent contractor engaged on two history projects. He has been contributing to Intelligence Press since 1986.

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Canada Correspondent | Calgary, AB

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Japan Gets No ‘Concrete Commitment’ from Canada for Additional LNG Supplies

Japan Gets No ‘Concrete Commitment’ from Canada for Additional LNG Supplies

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kept the backers of Cedar LNG guessing about the project’s fate when Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida came calling for supply last week. As the leaders met in Ottawa, Haisla Nation and Pembina Pipeline Corp. awaited provincial and federal rulings on the C$3 billion (US$2.3 billion) plan for a liquefied natural…

January 17, 2023
Canadian Natural Gas Industry Moving Ahead with Carbon Capture, Storage Projects

Canadian Natural Gas Industry Moving Ahead with Carbon Capture, Storage Projects

The Alberta oil and natural gas industry entered 2023 with plans to use carbon capture and storage (CCS) to score an 18-fold jump in discarding greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from production, according to the Canada Energy Regulator (CER). The CER disclosed commitments to increase CCS disposal to 56 million tons (Mt) per year by seven…

January 10, 2023
Keystone Restarts Canada Oil Exports to All Lower 48 Destinations

Keystone Restarts Canada Oil Exports to All Lower 48 Destinations

After a 29-day interruption to repair a leak in Kansas, oil flows resumed Thursday to all destinations on Keystone Pipeline for up to 600,000 b/d of Canadian exports into the United States. TC Energy Corp. said added precautions enabled the restart, including a reduction to a high operating pressure previously allowed by a special permit…

December 30, 2022
Could Canada’s Oilsands Outlast the Competition in North America?

Could Canada’s Oilsands Outlast the Competition in North America?

The Canadian oilsands stand out as a champion survivor capable of enduring even the global demand shrinkage sought by fossil fuel critics, according to a research paper circulated by the C.D. Howe Institute. Author G. Kent Fellows, a University of Calgary economics professor, is predicting the Alberta industry will show endurance in the paper, titled…

December 23, 2022
Canada Grants Ksi Lisims LNG Project 40-Year Export License

Canada Grants Ksi Lisims LNG Project 40-Year Export License

The native-led Ksi Lisims LNG project has cleared an initial regulatory hurdle by obtaining a 40-year natural gas export license for its planned terminal near Prince Rupert on the northern Pacific coast of British Columbia (BC). The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) granted the approval for overseas sales of up to 2 Bcf/d to the Ksi…

December 19, 2022
Corrosion Left Keystone Pipeline ‘Less than Half the Thickness of a Dime,’ Says U.S. Government Accountability Office 

Corrosion Left Keystone Pipeline ‘Less than Half the Thickness of a Dime,’ Says U.S. Government Accountability Office 

Total oil spills from the Keystone Pipeline have grown to 25,975 bbl since TC Energy Corp. opened the conduit in 2010 to transport Canadian crude south to the Midwest and Gulf of Mexico. The estimated 14,000 bbl leak began on Dec. 7 into a Kansas creek and farm, halting flows for a week and leaving…

December 16, 2022
TC Energy Resumes Partial Oil Deliveries on Keystone as Investigation, Cleanup Continues

TC Energy Resumes Partial Oil Deliveries on Keystone as Investigation, Cleanup Continues

Partial oil deliveries through Illinois on the Keystone Pipeline resumed late Wednesday after a nearly week-long outage as TC Energy Corp. revived the network’s Canadian exports and continued cleanup work. A brief TC progress report said that after parts of the southbound leg to the Texas coast were shut Dec. 7 following the discovery of…

December 15, 2022
Stonepeak Acquires Stake in KAPS Conduit to Move Montney, Duvernay Liquids

Stonepeak Acquires Stake in KAPS Conduit to Move Montney, Duvernay Liquids

Stonepeak Partners LP agreed this week to buy a half-stake in a new pipeline system that would move natural gas liquids (NGL) and byproducts from the Montney and Duvernay formations in Western Canada. Stonepeak bought the stake in the Key Access Pipeline System (KAPS) via Pembina Gas Infrastructure Inc. (PGI), a partnership owned 60% by…

December 13, 2022
Keystone Oil Pipeline Restart Unclear as Leak Repair Continues

Keystone Oil Pipeline Restart Unclear as Leak Repair Continues

Emergency crews over the weekend captured an estimated 14,000 bbl of oil that spilled into a northern Kansas creek, forcing the Keystone Pipeline to be shuttered last week, according to TC Energy Corp. “The affected segment has been isolated and we have contained downstream migration of the release,” the Calgary-based pipeline firm said. “The system…

December 12, 2022
Crescent Point Bolts On More Gassy Kaybob Duvernay Assets

Crescent Point Bolts On More Gassy Kaybob Duvernay Assets

A 102 square-mile spread of west-central Alberta drilling prospects fetched C$375 million ($281 million) in an all-cash purchase by Crescent Point Energy Corp. from Paramount Resources Ltd. The package, in the Kaybob Duvernay area, produces natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGL) at a rate of 4,000 boe/d. About one-half of the well flows are…

December 12, 2022
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