Jan 10, 2019 New Syncrude VP credits predecessor for establishing career path Syncrude’s newly appointed Vice President of Strategic Planning, Ken Bell, has a long history with the company and the community. In fact, during his first year of Engineering at Keyano College, it was a Syncrude guest speaker, Peter Read, who helped shape his career path. Now, more than 22 years later, Ken steps into his new role as Peter’s successor.
Dec 13, 2018 Good Neighbours program helps grow football in Fort McMurray It was 22 years ago when football was introduced to Fort McMurray thanks to members of the community such as Syncrude Maintenance Advisor Larry Warren. Although he didn’t have any experience with the game at the time, Larry understood the value of kids playing sports and quickly sought out sponsors, such as Syncrude, to bring the sport to town.
Nov 20, 2018 Fort Chipewyan students celebrate opening of multimedia lab Technology can open doors of opportunity and has the ability to provide endless tools for growing and expanding minds. Computers, iPads, software and other equipment can make a world of difference to schools and students of all ages. The Athabasca Delta Community School (ADCS) in Fort Chipewyan recently completed a computer lab renovation and upgrade, and Syncrude is proud to have supported the initiative.
Nov 13, 2018 Innovation puts Syncrude in the oil sands spotlight In 2014, the Alberta Science and Technology Leadership (ASTech) Foundation recognized Syncrude’s Research & Development (R&D) Team with a Special Award for their collective 50-year contribution to the advancement of the science behind Canada’s oil sands. That commitment to innovation began in 1964 and continues to this day.