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
Mining production rates (bbls/day) 2014 274,447
Mining production rates (bbls/day) 2013 269,546
Synthetic Crude Oil Production (bbls/day) 2015
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 oilsands production increased by about 45,000 bbl/d in Q2 versus the same period in 2014, primarily due to reliable operations resulting in minimal unplanned maintenance. Planned maintenance at Upgrader 1 was completed during Q2.

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