CALGARY, June 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX, NYSE: CVE) is
donating $1 million to assist with flood relief efforts in southern
Alberta. An initial donation of $250,000 will go to the Red Cross for
immediate relief efforts. The company will then work with its community
partners to determine how best to allocate the remainder of the
"Our thoughts are with everyone across southern Alberta who is impacted
by the devastating floods," said Sheila McIntosh, Cenovus Executive
Vice-President Environment & Corporate Affairs. "We want to acknowledge
the amazing work being done by emergency personnel and other agencies
to ensure people remain safe."
If Cenovus employees also choose to donate money to a registered
charity, it will be matched by the company up to $25,000 per employee
as part of the matching gifts program.
Cenovus Energy Inc.
Cenovus Energy Inc. is a Canadian, integrated oil company. It is
committed to applying fresh, progressive thinking to safely and
responsibly unlock energy resources the world needs. Operations include
oil sands projects in northern Alberta, which use specialized methods
to drill and pump the oil to the surface, and established natural gas
and oil production in Alberta and Saskatchewan. The company also has
50% ownership in two U.S. refineries. Cenovus shares trade under the
symbol CVE, and are listed on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges.
For more information, visit www.cenovus.com.
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SOURCE: Cenovus Energy Inc.
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