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Wildfire's impact on Alberta oilsands industry measured by the numbers

May 10, 2016 - 12:07 PM

CALGARY - A by-the-numbers look at the wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alta., and its impact on the oilsands industry:

12: Number of surface oilsands mines and thermal or underground oilsands operations forced to close.

1.1 million: Peak estimated number of barrels per day of oilsands output taken offline.

C$65 million: Estimated reduction in daily revenue for energy companies from decline in production.

700 million to 900 million cubic feet per day: The reduction in natural gas demand from shuttered oilsands operations.

(Sources: AltaCorp Capital, FirstEnergy Capital)

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