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Suncor reports incident at Commerce City refinery in Colorado

By The Canadian Press on February 21, 2023.

A view of the Suncor Energy plant in Commerce City, Colo., on Monday, Nov. 23, 2020. Suncor Energy Inc. says it is responding to an incident at its Commerce City refinery in Colorado. The Calgary-based energy company issued an alert for local residents Tuesday morning. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-The Denver Post, Rachel Ellis

CALGARY – Suncor Energy Inc. says it is responding to an incident at its Commerce City refinery in Colorado.

The Calgary-based energy company issued an alert for local residents Tuesday morning.

It said residents may have heard an alarm or seen smoke coming from the refinery.

Suncor provided no other details but said no immediate action is needed.

On Feb. 9, Suncor warned of the possibility of increased flaring at the refinery amid efforts to repair and restart it.

Suncor shut down its Commerce City refinery in December after it suffered equipment damage as a result of extreme weather.

There was also a fire at the Commerce City refinery in December that injured two workers.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 21, 2023.

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