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Thursday, May 19, 2016  

Imperial provides Kearl operations update

Calgary, Alberta – May 19, 2016 – Imperial today confirmed it has restarted limited operations at its Kearl oil sands site. Recognizing the uncertainty of the fire situation in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, full restoration of operations will depend on a number of factors.

Imperial’s first priority continues to be the safety of our employees and contractors. Air monitoring is in place and the physical plant is unaffected by the fires.

After more than a century, Imperial continues to be an industry leader in applying technology and innovation to responsibly develop Canada’s energy resources. As Canada’s largest petroleum refiner, a major producer of crude oil and natural gas, a key petrochemical producer and a leading fuels marketer from coast to coast, our company remains committed to high standards across all areas of our business.