Syncrude is one of the largest oil sands companies in Alberta. We have a long history of responsible operations, energy innovation and a strong commitment to the environment.

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On the cutting edge: Syncrude marks 40 years of mining

Jun 27, 2017

When Mervin Loder started at Syncrude in 1986 as a heavy equipment operator, massive draglines and bucketwheels fed miles of conveyor belts loaded with dry oil sand. They snaked their way from the east and west pits of Base Mine to Extraction. The only constant he’s seen in the next 31 years has been change.

Today's students are tomorrow's scientists

Jun 27, 2017

Syncrude's Research and Development (R&D) department is already known as an incubator of technology, but did you know that R&D also helps nurture and support scientists of the future? Syncrude researchers have a long history of teaming up with students at universities near and far to spread knowledge and receive input on projects.


Sustainability Report

The sustainability report provides an overview of our performance in the areas of finance and economic contribution, stakeholder and employee engagement, community investment, health and safety, and environmental stewardship.