-- Petro-Canada begins work on oilsands plant
Petro-Canada, Calgary, has begun construction of its $290 million (Can.) McKay River oil sands plant, 36 miles northwest of Fort McMurray, Alta. The company has also applied for a production increase to 30,000 b/d from an already approved 22,000 b/d. The plant is scheduled to go on stream in 2002.