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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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Western Canadian NatGas Sweet Spot Emerging

Western Canadian NatGas Sweet Spot Emerging

Startling exceptions to gloom pervading first-half 2015 corporate statements confirm that a sweet spot — where rich resources compensate for poor prices — is emerging in Western Canada’s endowment of natural gas steeped in liquid byproducts.

August 17, 2015

Alliance Restarting Natural Gas Mainline Thursday

Natural gas traffic is scheduled to resume Thursday on the Alliance Pipeline to Chicago from northern British Columbia and Alberta, after a six-day halt off to clean poisonous contamination out of the system.

August 12, 2015

Costs Mount With Energy East Delays, Gas Distributors Say

Delays spell “considerable” cost hikes for the Energy East scheme, said natural gas distribution companies that are fighting bills generated by the proposed partial conversion of TransCanada Corp.’s national Mainline to oil service.

August 7, 2015

Alliance Pipeline Shut Temporarily to Clear ‘Sour’ Gas

Natural gas traffic stopped temporarily today on the Alliance Pipeline to Chicago from northern British Columbia and Alberta after a processing plant mistakenly let a poison impurity briefly flow into the export conduit (see related story).

August 7, 2015

TransCanada, Customers Squabble Over Costs of Mainline Conversion

TransCanada Corp. is digging in for a fight with its natural gas customers, calling their protest against costs that they blame on its Energy East plan to switch part of its Mainline into oil service a “patent and extreme” attack on its ability to manage the system.

July 31, 2015
Ontario, Quebec Balk at Payment Plan For TransCanada’s Energy East

Ontario, Quebec Balk at Payment Plan For TransCanada’s Energy East

National support has swiftly fallen short of volunteering to pay for Canadian oil and natural gas export pipeline projects.

July 24, 2015

Oil/Gas Remain Cornerstone of Canada’s New Energy Strategy

All 13 provincial and territorial premiers agreed Friday on a Canadian energy strategy that keeps oil, natural gas and electricity development and exports high on the national economic agenda.

July 20, 2015

Canadian Court Sides With Natives in Frack Sand Mine Dispute

A court decision Monday posted a sharp warning against cutting environmental and aboriginal rights corners to British Columbia’s avidly pro-liquefied natural gas (LNG) development Liberal government.

July 15, 2015

Canadian Court Sides With Natives in Frack Sand Mine Dispute

A court decision Monday posted a sharp warning against cutting environmental and aboriginal rights corners to British Columbia's avidly pro-liquefied natural gas (LNG) development Liberal government.

July 15, 2015
Canadian Regulators OK Alliance Pipeline Service Changes

Canadian Regulators OK Alliance Pipeline Service Changes

The express pipeline into the United States for Canadian liquids-rich natural gas won approval Thursday for a service overhaul that already shows signs of keeping the route running at full capacity.

July 10, 2015