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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Safety top of mind as Syncrude prepares for the biggest project of 2019

Aug 13, 2019

Anyone who has helped organize an event, whether big or small, can appreciate the amount of coordination and planning it takes to make sure everything runs smoothly. Now imagine the complexities involved with preparing for Syncrude’s major Turnaround event, Project Falcon, with approximately 3,000 extra workers on site, more than one million work hours, and maintenance to be performed on 18 different process units within a small window of time.

Alberta Energy Regulator approves MLX project and Mildred Lake tailings plan

Jul 31, 2019

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has approved Syncrude’s Mildred Lake Extension (MLX).

“Syncrude has received the MLX decision and we acknowledge and appreciate the panel’s efforts to ensure the process was thorough and comprehensive,” says Kara Flynn, Vice President, Government & Public Affairs, who chaired Syncrude’s panel for the MLX hearing. “Syncrude has fully optimized the project schedule and needed certainty on the path forward so we welcome this decision.”


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.