Regulatory

Public Notice
Syncrude Canada Ltd.
Mildred Lake Extension Project
Proposed Terms of Reference for Environmental Impact Assessment

Syncrude Canada Ltd. (Syncrude) proposes to develop the Mildred Lake Extension Project (the Project) to sustain bitumen production levels at the Mildred Lake facility subsequent to depletion of the currently approved mining areas. The Project consists of two additional mining areas and affiliated perimeter features within and adjacent to the currently approved mining areas. Pending regulatory approval, the development timeline for the Project contemplates production of bitumen in 2023.

The Project is located approximately 40 kilometres north of Fort McMurray on Oil Sands Leases 17 and 22, within Townships 91 through 94, Ranges 10 through 12 (W4M) and within the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.

The Director responsible for Environmental Assessment has directed that an Environmental Impact Assessment Report be prepared for the Mildred Lake Extension Project. Syncrude has prepared a proposed Terms of Reference for this Environmental Impact Assessment, and through this public notice, invites the public to review this document. Any comments filed concerning the proposed Terms of Reference will be accessible to the public.

The proposed Terms of Reference and associated project information can be viewed at the following locations:

Syncrude website
www.syncrude.com (see downloads at the bottom of this page)

Syncrude Canada Ltd.
Borealis Building
9911 MacDonald Avenue
Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3H5

Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development
Register of Environmental Assessment
111 Twin Atria Building
4999 – 98 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T6B 2X3
Attn: Melanie Daneluk;
http://environment.alberta.ca/02313.html

For further information on the Mildred Lake Extension Project or copies of the proposed Terms of Reference and associated project information please contact:

Syncrude Canada Ltd.
Attn: Cheryl Robb
P.O. Bag 4023, MD 1000
Fort McMurray, AB T9H 3H5

Toll Free: 1-800-667-9494
Email: robb.cheryl@syncrude.com

Individuals wishing to provide written comments on the proposed Terms of Reference must submit them by date provided by ESRD to:

Director, Environmental Assessment, Operations Division
Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development
111 Twin Atria Bldg., 4999 – 98 Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T6B 2X3
Fax: 780-427-9102, E-mail: environmental.assessment@gov.ab.ca

Files You Can Download

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MLX - Final Terms of Reference (PDF 144.2 KB)
MLX - Public Disclosure Document (PDF 1.33 MB)