Suncor files application for base oil sands mine extension
Energy company is preparing for when the current base mine is depleted in about 2035.
Teck Resources takes $20.6B Frontier oilsands mine project to joint hearing
Project is moving forward as international oil companies are cutting their oilsands mine investments.
Syncrude outage expected to ease pipeline congestion, boost heavy oil prices
Production of upgraded bitumen could remain offline at its works north of Fort McMurray through July.
CEAA starts assessments of Innergex’s proposed run of river projects in Alberta
Company proposes two 135-megawatt hydroelectric projects upstream from Fort McMurray, Alta.
Luxury sells as vacancy rates rise in Alberta’s oil sands workcamp sector
Many oil sands lodges have been “temporarily” closed because they don’t have enough guests to cover the bills.
Fort McMurray homeowners to be compensated for hiked drywall duties
Construction firms complained the tariffs were hampering efforts to recover from last year’s wildfire.
Fort McMurray wildfire cost almost $10B
Research by economics professor at MacEwan University looks at direct and indirect costs.
Fort McMurray wildfire recovery to spur $5.3B in spending
Ramp-up in reconstruction is expected to create about 9,000 jobs next year.
Federal drywall tariff in Western Canada raises costs
Federal drywall tariff in Western Canada raises costs.
Fort McMurray fire adds $500M to Alberta’s projected deficit
Province revises projected deficit to $11 billion.
Post Alberta wildfire boil-water advisory has been lifted
Water safe for all users of Fort McMurray treatment plant
Nearly $300M raised for Fort McMurray after fire: Red Cross
Includes $84.4 million in direct cash payments for residents.
Alberta wildfire boosts Q2 energy company results
Blended oil sands bitumen rose 58% to an average of $42.52 per barrel from $26.93.
Oil sands companies won’t make insurance claims from Fort McMurray fires
An estimated 30 million barrel of production worth up to $1.6 billion was lost due to the fire in May.
Fort McMurray fire is Canada’s costliest disaster on record
Insurance Bureau of Canada estimates damage from the May fires to top $3.58 billion.