Alberta Fires Set to Double as Companies Declare Force Majeure

  • Fire could double in size to nearly 800 square miles
  • Blaze threatens Cnooc Ltd.'s Long Lake production facility

Wildfires ravaging the center of Canada’s oil patch in northern Alberta and leading more than 80,000 to flee are set to double in size over the weekend. Suncor Energy Inc., Phillips 66 and Statoil ASA declared force majeure on supplies from the region.

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