Alberta Forest Fire Halts Shell Oil-Sands Operation
May 4, 2016 - School Uniform
CALGARY, Alberta—Raging timberland fires in Canada’s oil-rich range of Alberta forced a closure of one vital oil-sands mining operation on Wednesday and reduced outlay during another, a day after tens of thousands of people evacuated a remote village that serves as a heart for a oil-sands industry.
The fast widespread of a fire emptied a city of Fort McMurray of some 80,000 residents and has started to impact operations during vital oil-sands productions sites. The oil-sands comforts aren’t directly threatened by the…