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.
Strip club offers free lap dances to Ft. McMurray evacuees
Strippers donating tips, money from private dancers to relief efforts.
Banks shave 2016 growth outlooks in wake of Alberta wildfire
Updated real GDP projections also reflect recent disappointing economic data.
Shell reopens first oil sands mine shut due to wildfire
Production resumes at Albian Sands mining operations after a seven-day closure.
Oil sands production to resume as wildfire dies down, no layoffs
Suncor Energy CEO Steve Williams optimistic production will ramp up quickly.
25,000 buildings saved in Fort McMurray, 2,400 lost
Firefighters’ efforts credited for saving almost 90% of the city.
Workforce key to oil sands restart in wake of Alberta wildfire
Oil sands executives meeting with Notley to discuss getting industry back on track.
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.
Notley heads to fire damaged Fort McMurray
Plans underway to return evacuees to their homes.
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.
Ft. McMurray residents evacuated as fires threaten town
An estimated 1,600 structures have been destroyed or damaged.
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.