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About Fort McMurray

Fort McMurray is a populace focus, in fact named an urban administration region, in the Regional Municipality RM of Wood Buffalo in Alberta, Canada. It is situated in upper east Alberta, amidst the Athabasca oil sands, encompassed by boreal woods. It has assumed a noteworthy part in the advancement of the national oil industry. A serious out of control fire in May 2016 prompted the clearing of its occupants and caused far reaching harm.

Some time ago a city, Fort McMurray turned into an urban administration territory when it amalgamated with Improvement District No. 143 on April 1, 1995, to make the Municipality of Wood Buffalo renamed the RM of Wood Buffalo on August 14, 1996. In spite of its present authority assignment of urban administration zone, numerous local people, lawmakers and the media still allude to Fort McMurray as a city. Fort McMurray was referred to just as McMurray somewhere in the range of 1947 and 1962.

Fort McMurray is viewed as the core of one of Alberta's and Canada's centres of oil creation, situated close to the Athabasca Oil Sands. Other than the oil sands, the economy likewise depends on gaseous petrol and oil pipelines, ranger service and tourism. Oil sand organizations incorporate Syncrude, Suncor Energy, CNRL, Shell, and Nexen. Fort McMurray's development is normal for a boomtown. Lodging costs and leases are far higher in Fort McMurray than one would expect in such a remote region.

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