CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Canadian Oil Sands Ltd COS.TO said on Thursday no product is being shipped from the Syncrude oil sands project in northern Alberta after a gas pipeline outage on Transcanada Corp’s (TRP.TO) Nova system.
“We understand there has been an outage on a natural gas pipeline that feeds into Syncrude. We cannot ship any product at this point; we have dialled back operations,” spokeswoman Siren Fisekci said.
Canadian Oil Sands is the largest shareholder in the Syncrude project, which is a joint venture with Imperial Oil Ltd (IMO.TO), Mocal Energy, Murphy Oil Corp (MUR.N), Nexen Inc, Sinopec Corp, and Suncor Energy Inc (SU.TO).
Reporting by Nia Williams; Editing by Gerald E. McCormick