Alberta flies drones to find cause of epic Canadian wildfire

May 8, 2016

Alberta flies drones to find cause of epic Canadian wildfire

Fire-ravaged Alberta will use drones to investigate the cause of a huge blaze that has scorched the Canadian province and displaced some 88,000 people. Elevated Robotic Services, which has also deployed drones for mining and construction companies, has contracts with the Alberta government and ...

Officials fear massive Alberta wildfire could double in size

May 7, 2016

Officials fear massive Alberta wildfire could double in size

Canadian officials fear a massive wildfire could double in size by the end of Saturday as they continue to evacuate residents of fire-ravaged Fort McMurray from work camps north of Alberta’s oil sands city. Thousands more displaced residents were to get a sobering drive-by ...

May 5, 2016

Trump to be keynote speaker at North Dakota oil expo

Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump has been tabbed as the keynote speaker for the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference that will be held later this month in Bismarck, an oil industry group said Wednesday. The Williston Basin Petroleum Conference is scheduled for May 24-26 at ...