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Quebec gets oil from Alberta, US or Algeria but makes sure the Maritimes can only get their oil from overseas at world price.

Tim

https://theglobeandmail.com/business/article-quebecs-anti-pi...

Quebec's anti-pipeline talk belies its oil addiction

Konrad Yakabuski

PUBLISHED APRIL 17, 2018

Perhaps it was only a coincidence that Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard chose Tuesday to announce his goal of reducing oil consumption in the province’s transportation sector by 40 per cent below 2013 levels by 2030. But coming just after his Canadian Affairs Minister Jean-Marc Fournier lambasted Ottawa for pulling rank over British Columbia on the Trans Mountain pipeline, it looked like just another virtue-signalling assertion by Quebec on the environment file.

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While Quebec’s refineries do not disclose the sources of the oil they use, most of it now consists of conventional light crude from Alberta and shale oil from the United States. But Line 9B alone, with a capacity of 300,000 b/d, cannot supply Quebec with all of the oil it needs. The rest comes directly by oil tanker or via the 45,000-b/d Portland-Montreal pipeline that ships Eastern Canadian and foreign oil to Montreal from the port of Portland in Maine.
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