Fort Hills

Project Fort Hills
Operator Suncor Energy Inc.
Ownership Suncor Energy Inc. 40.80%
Total E&P Canada Ltd. 39.20%
Teck Resources Limited 20%
Location 16-09-097-10W4
Technology Surface Mining

Project location and leases in close vicinity

(neighbouring leases may be owned by the operator, a partner, or competitor. Click on lease for details.)

Suncor says that Fort Hills mining project activities remain focused on detailed engineering, procurement and the continued ramp up of field construction activities. Key construction activities during the third quarter included foundation concrete pours, construction of primary extraction separation cells, construction of a camp lodge and commissioning of the water treatment facilities. Detailed engineering work was approximately 55 percent complete by the end of the third quarter.

Future phases

Phase Start Year Capacity Status
Phase 1 - Mining 2017 160,000 Construction
Phase 1 - Upgrader TBD 145,000 Cancelled
Debottleneck TBD 20,000 Approved
Phase 2 & 3 TBD 145,000 Cancelled