Worker killed as drilling rig moved at Christina Lake oil sands site
Cenovus said drill rig site has been shut down for an investigation.
CONKLIN, Alta. — A worker has been killed in an energy sector accident in northern Alberta.
Cenovus Energy Inc., says the accident happened late Feb. 7 at its Christina Lake oil sands site, about 350 kilometres northeast of Edmonton.
The company says in a release that the death involved a hauling truck and occurred as a drilling rig was being moved.
The worker was employed by one of Cenovus’s third-party contracting companies.
Officials have not released any other details, including the person’s name.
Brett Harris, a Cenovus spokesman, says the drill rig site has been shut down for an investigation.News from © Canadian Press Enterprises Inc. 2016