Our Company

For over 50 years, we’ve been guided by a strong vision that advances innovation and sustainability while fostering collaboration with diverse stakeholders and Indigenous communities.

About Syncrude

Syncrude is one of the largest operators in Canada’s oil sands industry, with an over 55-year history of innovation.

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Vision & Values

Syncrude’s Vision and Values were developed in the early 1990s to lead us in our commitment to responsibly develop the oil sands resource. It guides us every day and in everything we do.

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Our History

Syncrude has a rich history dating back to the 1950s, but the oil sands of Northern Alberta have a history all their own going back nearly 100 years before Canada even became a country.

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Leadership

Meet Syncrude Canada Ltd’s current Leadership team.

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Joint Venture Partnership & Governance

The Syncrude Project is a joint venture undertaking among Imperial Oil Resources Limited; CNOOC Oil Sands Canada; Sinopec Oil Sands Partnership; and Suncor Energy Inc. (with the Suncor interest held by Canadian Oil Sands Partnership #1 and Suncor Energy Ventures Partnership, both wholly owned affiliates of Suncor Energy Inc.), as the project owners, and Syncrude as the project operator.

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Business Conduct

Communities and the public expect Syncrude to conduct our business with the highest ethical standards. This is guided though our Code of Ethics and Business Conduct Policies, which cover such areas as treatment of employees, respect in the workplace, Indigenous engagement, community relations, and health, safety and the environment.

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MLX Project

The Mildred Lake Extension project (MLX) will sustain Syncrude’s current production levels by extending the life of our North Mine. It received regulatory approval in 2019 and is expected to be operational by the mid-2020s.

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Regulations and Monitoring

Syncrude is subject to a number of federal and provincial oversight and regulations.

Our primary legislated environmental obligations are detailed in operating approvals issued by the Alberta government under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act (EPEA) and the Oil Sands Conservation Act (OSCA).

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COVID-19 Response

Syncrude continues to actively respond to the threat of the COVID-19 virus and is taking the necessary measures to help prevent further spread. Nothing is more important than protecting the health and well-being of our employees, contractors, their families, and our community.

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