Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Wildfires Eat Into Oil Sands Production in Alberta

The Globe and Mail

A quickly expanding wildfire in northeastern Alberta has forced Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. to shut down more oil sands production, pushing total volumes offline owing to the blaze to more than 8 per cent of the province’s oil output. Story here.

1 comment:

PinP said...

Ironic, isn't it? Tar sands production creates greenhouse gas emissions which produce conditions suitable to extreme weather events, such as wildfires....which are now biting back at the oil barons and everyone else!

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