There’s something about our people that sets them apart. It’s an energy. A drive that streams through our offices, out to our work sites and into our neighbourhoods. It’s what drives us to be leaders in our industry, involved in our community and one of Canada’s most respected workplaces.
A lasting legacy
The Alexander family has more than a lifetime worth of years-of-service at Syncrude, and that’s a family legacy they are proud to share.
Allison Alexander is a Heavy Equipment Operator for Tailing and Lease Development projects team, and he’s not shy about sharing that his immediate family has about 136 years of service with Syncrude, and even more with extended family members.
A real Toy Story: Aurora’s new mine demonstration model
When Damien Alexander was a youngster, he would spend hours playing with his backhoes, loaders and dump trucks. Little did he know that many years later, he would be using those same backyard skills to build a training model for new heavy equipment operators in his role as trainer at Aurora.Learn More
Three billion barrels: Employees share their journey
It’s a milestone that has taken 24,000 employees, thousands of contractors and 41 years in the making.Learn More
A lifetime behind the lens
Chances are if you attend a Fort McMurray Oil Barons hockey or Giants baseball game, you’ve seen Syncrude Inspection Advisor Dan Lines. Not on the ice or field, but on the sidelines snapping photos of the games.Learn More
3BB: Our story through the generations
Contributions from two generations helped Syncrude reach a major milestone earlier this month. The company has now produced three billion barrels of oil, making it the largest single source of crude production in Canada’s history.Learn More
Safety top of mind as Syncrude prepares for the biggest project of 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.Learn More
A Look Back: ‘Discovery’ Dragline was a Towering Presence in Syncrude Mine
Lorne Wyatt used to climb to the top of the dragline boom or the mast every dayshift, to a metal grated perch more than 180 feet above the mine.Learn More
Syncrude celebrates Good Neighbours Busing Grant milestone as more than $1 million in transportation provided to Wood Buffalo-based teams and organizations in 10 years
Ten years ago today Syncrude established its Good Neighbours Busing Grant. It was intended to provide youth in the Wood Buffalo region with safe transportation to sporting events, conferences, and workshops. But 515 grants and more than a million dollars later, it’s clear the program has more to offer than a ride from point A to point B.Learn More