Energy firms shut in natural gas wells due to Alberta wildfire
Shell shuts in 24 wells and associated pipelines, but Waterton sour gas complex remains open.
Norbord suspends operations at mill, site evacuated due to BC wildfires
More than 8,500 people in BC have been ordered to leave their homes due to the wildfires.
Fort McMurray wildfire cost almost $10B
Research by economics professor at MacEwan University looks at direct and indirect costs.
Fort McMurray rebuild after wildfire awaiting drywall trade ruling
Canadian International Trade Tribunal to rule on whether to make duties of up to 276% on US drywall imports permanent.
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.
Wildfires loss to Alberta oil sands at least $1.4B, 30M barrels
Pipeline blockages are preventing some projects from restarting as quickly as expected.
Wildfire prompts Cenovus to evacuate Pelican Lake complex
Shutdown at heavy oil facility a precaution, no damage to facilities or infrastructure.
Rebound from Alberta wildfire hard to forecast: Poloz
Experts expect the disaster to have Canada-wide economic consequences.
Wildfires, refinery outage behind Petro-Canada fuel shortages
The company is reporting temporary shortages at stations in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and BC.
Suncor Energy restarting Wood Buffalo operations
Employees and contractors are moving back in to the area.
Fort McMurray residents could be allowed back into city by June 1
Government warns it’s likely only basic services will be available, hospital partially open.
Fort Mac evacuation begins third week without signs of return to normalcy
New evacuation zones include oil sands facilities north of the city.
Fort McMurray worker evacuation expands to 8,000
Move prompted by the threat of a quickly spreading wildfire.
Nuclear specialists go to Ft. Mac to check radiological devices
Equipment in about 20 locations used every day in manufacturing and construction.
Co-ordination needed as focus turns to rebuilding Ft. McMurray
Construction firm says getting oil sands operations running is a key first step.