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Oil-Sands Workers Brace for ‘Hellish’ COVID19 Outbreak in Remote Camps

Syncrude Canada Ltd. oil sands worker housing camps are seen at the company’s upgrading plant at the Athabasca Oil Sands.

BLOOMBERG, March 21, 2020 🛢First suspected Covid-19 case reported; awaits confirmation 🛢Virus adds to worries for industry’s embattled workers By Kevin Orland and Robert Tuttle for BLOOMBERG – As if the market crash threating their jobs wasn’t stressful enough, workers in Canada’s oil-sands are bracing for the coronavirus to upend life in the remote camps where they’re lodged. One suspected case among them …

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The $30 Billion Exodus: Foreign Oil Firms Bail on Canada

Oil refineries in Canada's oil sand patch in Alberta

PortandTerminal.com, August 26, 2019 August 26, 2019 – Capital keeps marching out of Canada’s oil industry, with Kinder Morgan Inc.’s sale of its remaining holdings in the country on Wednesday adding to more than $30 billion of foreign-company divestitures in the past three years. CALGARY, CANADA (Bloomberg)- Pembina Pipeline Corp., based in Calgary, is snapping up Kinder’s Canadian assets and …

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