In 1967, Suncor pioneered commercial development of Canada’s oil sands-one of the petroleum resource basins in the world.
Near Fort McMurray, Alta., in the Athabasca region, Suncor extracts and upgrade soil sands into high-quality, refinery-ready crude oil products and diesel fuel.
Across Canada and in Colorado, Suncor markets the company’s refined products to industrial, commercial and retail customers. In Canada, Suncor’s network of more than1500 Petro-Canada stations is one of the customer-recognized, top-volume retailers in the country. Suncor have refineries in Edmonton, Alta.; Sarnia, Ont.; Montreal, Que.; and Commerce City, Colo.
Suncor is also investing in clean, renewable energy sources.
Suncor has four wind power projects in operation with a total capacity of over 100 megawatts (MW) and is currently evaluating solar energy investment opportunities.
Suncor's St. Clair, Ont. ethanol facility, Canada’s largest biofuels plant, has a current production capacity of 400 million litres per year. The ethanol is blended into our Petro-Canada gasoline and contributes to avoidance of up to 600,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions per year.