Base Operations

Project Base Operations
Operator Suncor Energy Inc.
Ownership Suncor Energy Inc. 100%
Location 09-23-091-09W4
Technology Surface Mining
Bitumen Capacity (bbls/day) 501,000
Upgrader Capacity (bbls/day) 357,000
Mining production rates (bbls/day) 2015
Jan-Sept
312,976
Mining production rates (bbls/day) 2014 274,447
Mining production rates (bbls/day) 2013 269,546
Synthetic Crude Oil Production (bbls/day) 2015
Jan-Sept
336,064
Synthetic Crude Oil Production (bbls/day) 2014 296,340
Synthetic Crude Oil Production (bbls/day) 2013 288,526

Project location and leases in close vicinity

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Suncor says that its overall oilsands production increased to 430,000 bbls/d in Q3 compared to 411,700 bbls/d in Q3/2014 due to higher in situ production and reliable operations across all assets. Both quarters included major planned maintenance.

Operating phases

Phase Start Year Capacity Status
Millennium Mine 1967 294,000 Operating
U1 and U2 1967 225,000 Operating
Millennium Vacuum Unit 2005 35,000 Operating
Steepbank Debottleneck Phase 3 2007 4,000 Operating
Millennium Debottlenecking 2008 23,000 Operating
Millennium Coker Unit 2008 97,000 Operating
North Steepbank Extension 2012 180,000 Operating