Production of upgraded bitumen could remain offline at its works north of Fort McMurray through July.
Water-capping technology has been tested on site since 2012 and will be ready for a 10-year assessment in 2023.
Will help deal with an issue that is constraining capacity on a line that feeds bitumen from the mine to the upgrader.
Buying Mocal Energy’s 5% interest in the oil sands developer for approximately $920 million.
Energy producer charged under Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, could face $500K penalty.
Will continue to seek ways to become more efficient, including development of regional synergies with Syncrude: CEO
Detailed repair schedule and return-to-service plan has been adopted.
Fire burned for two days and injured one employee.
One worker was injured, taken to hospital in Fort McMurray in serious but stable condition.
Fire at the Mildred Lake upgrader has been isolated and is under control.
Ramping up production back to pre-shutdown levels of roughly 60,000 barrels a day.
Federal Court of Appeal upholds requirement at least 2% of diesel fuel comes from renewable sources.
Analysts estimate nearly half of the oil sands’ 2.5 million bpd capacity was offline at times over the past three weeks.
New evacuation zones include oil sands facilities north of the city.
Move prompted by the threat of a quickly spreading wildfire.