Oct 31, 2019 3BB: Our story through the generations For many, Syncrude is a family business. Take for example, Narry Ramnath, Kerry Barwick, Ankar Dhillon and Clarissa Ballesteros Dhillon. They are a few of the second generation of families to work at Syncrude and have built upon what their parents helped establish in the 1970s and 1980s. 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.
Sep 26, 2019 Syncrude set to mark 55 years of advancing oil sands science The Syncrude Research and Development Centre in Edmonton is celebrating its 25th birthday in 2019. While truly a time for celebration, this milestone is also an opportunity to reflect on R&D's contributions to advancing science, technologies and innovation behind Canada’s oil sands industry over more than five decades.
Aug 13, 2019 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. 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.