view of white bridge and nearby park


Why are businesses thriving in FMWB?

Abundant resources and a commitment to innovation means sustainable growth for generations to come.

Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo has the 3rd largest proven oil reserve in the world, and our energy sector is laying the foundation for sustainable, long term growth. With a stable oil sands production outlook until well past 2030, industry is creating opportunities for economic growth, talent and jobs, and innovation that will drive the nation forward.

This is why businesses start and grow here.

World Class Energy Sector

The most significant driver of the Canadian economy is here in our backyard, competing globally each and every day.

Primed For Growth

Our region is ready for growth with available land, infrastructure, incentives and a focus on creating business friendly policies.

Energized Workforce

Our young, energized workforce is well educated and trained to support large multinationals, expanding businesses and start-ups alike.

High Spending Power

With one of the highest household income levels in the country, it’s no mystery why businesses that set up here, thrive here.

Family Focused

With a young, vibrant population and many growing families our region provides an ideal community to call home.

aerial view of MacDonald Island Park in the summer

Driving to net zero 2050

Industry here is leading environmental change in the energy sector and applying innovations in real time.

man in tshirt walking around solar panel field


We are naturally enriched, globally competitive.

Contact us about the unique opportunities available in Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo.