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September 13, 2017  

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.

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July 10, 2017  

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.

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January 18, 2017  

Fort McMurray wildfire cost almost $10B

Research by economics professor at MacEwan University looks at direct and indirect costs.

News Construction Manufacturing General
January 4, 2017  

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.

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July 8, 2016  

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.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
June 15, 2016  

Wildfires loss to Alberta oil sands at least $1.4B, 30M barrels

Pipeline blockages are preventing some projects from restarting as quickly as expected.

News General
June 8, 2016  

Wildfire prompts Cenovus to evacuate Pelican Lake complex

Shutdown at heavy oil facility a precaution, no damage to facilities or infrastructure.

News Economy General
June 6, 2016  

Rebound from Alberta wildfire hard to forecast: Poloz

Experts expect the disaster to have Canada-wide economic consequences.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
June 6, 2016  

Wildfires, refinery outage behind Petro-Canada fuel shortages

The company is reporting temporary shortages at stations in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and BC.

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May 30, 2016  

Suncor Energy restarting Wood Buffalo operations

Employees and contractors are moving back in to the area.

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May 19, 2016  

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.

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May 18, 2016  

Fort Mac evacuation begins third week without signs of return to normalcy

New evacuation zones include oil sands facilities north of the city.

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May 17, 2016  

Fort McMurray worker evacuation expands to 8,000

Move prompted by the threat of a quickly spreading wildfire.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 13, 2016  

Nuclear specialists go to Ft. Mac to check radiological devices

Equipment in about 20 locations used every day in manufacturing and construction.

News Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
May 13, 2016  

Co-ordination needed as focus turns to rebuilding Ft. McMurray

Construction firm says getting oil sands operations running is a key first step.

News Manufacturing General
May 12, 2016  

Strip club offers free lap dances to Ft. McMurray evacuees

Strippers donating tips, money from private dancers to relief efforts.

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May 12, 2016  

Banks shave 2016 growth outlooks in wake of Alberta wildfire

Updated real GDP projections also reflect recent disappointing economic data.

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May 11, 2016  

Shell reopens first oil sands mine shut due to wildfire

Production resumes at Albian Sands mining operations after a seven-day closure.

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May 11, 2016  

Oil sands production to resume as wildfire dies down, no layoffs

Suncor Energy CEO Steve Williams optimistic production will ramp up quickly.

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May 10, 2016  

25,000 buildings saved in Fort McMurray, 2,400 lost

Firefighters’ efforts credited for saving almost 90% of the city.

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May 10, 2016  

Workforce key to oil sands restart in wake of Alberta wildfire

Oil sands executives meeting with Notley to discuss getting industry back on track.

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May 9, 2016  

Fort McMurray wildfire: key developments

Last of 25,000 residents who fled to oil patch work camps have been successfully moved out of harms way.

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May 9, 2016  

Notley heads to fire damaged Fort McMurray

Plans underway to return evacuees to their homes.

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May 5, 2016  

Alberta declares state of emergency as fires threaten Fort McMurray

Wildfires torch 1,600 houses and buildings as 80,000 residents flee, some north to oil camps.

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May 4, 2016  

Ft. McMurray residents evacuated as fires threaten town

An estimated 1,600 structures have been destroyed or damaged.

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May 4, 2016  

Wildfire forces Shell to shut down Fort McKay oil sands project

It’s freeing up space at its work camp for some of the people evacuated from Fort McMurray.