March 16, 2017 / 4:51 PM / 4 months ago

BRIEF-Fire at Syncrude oil sands plant extinguished

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March 16 (Reuters) - Syncrude Canada

* Says fire at Mildred Lake upgrader extinguished early on Thursday morning

* Says work ongoing to fully isolate impacted area to allow safe entry for damage assessment and to develop repair strategy

* Says rest of operations remain stable, several upgrader units shut or running at reduced rates

* Says mining and extraction at Mildred Lake and Aurora facilities being paced to balance bitumen demand Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting By Nia Williams)

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