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Oilsands worker killed at Cenovus’ northern Alberta site
February 10, 2018 By The Canadian Press
Feb. 10, 2018 – A worker has been killed in an energy sector accident at a Cenovus Energy Inc. site in northern Alberta.
The accident happened late Feb. 6 at the firm’s Christina Lake oilsands site, about 350 kilometres northeast of Edmonton.
The company says in a release that the death involved a hauling truck and occurred as a drilling rig was being moved.
The worker was employed by one of Cenovus’s third-party contracting companies.
Officials have not released any other details, including the person’s name.
Brett Harris, a Cenovus spokesman, says the drill rig site has been shut down for an investigation.