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Biodegradable cleaning product leak at Edmonton refinery
Edmonton, Alberta (Apr. 16, 2013) — At approximately 9:30 a.m. MT on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 Suncor responded to a report of foam being discharged from the outfall pond at our Edmonton refinery. This pond contains water that is intended and approved for discharge to the North Saskatchewan River. At this time we believe the release was a combination of water intended for discharge and a biodegradable cleaning product.
Biodegradable liquid leak at Burrard Terminal
On April 6, workers at our Burrard Products Terminal, located in Port Moody, British Columbia discovered a leak of a product called R100 from one of our storage tanks at the terminal. R100 is a non-fossil fuel, soybean-based blending agent that is biodegradable.
Suncor Energy begins planned maintenance at Edmonton refinery
Edmonton, Alberta (Apr. 10, 2013) - Suncor Energy reports that it has begun its planned maintenance at the Edmonton refinery. The maintenance work is part of the refinery’s annual maintenance schedule designed to support safe, reliable operations. The work is expected to take place over a period of approximately five weeks.
Minor Fire Inside a Storage Tank
Montreal, Quebec (Dec. 23, 2012) -- At approximately 6:30 a.m. today a minor fire occurred inside one of the storage tanks located at Suncor’s Montreal refinery, located at 11701 Sherbrooke St. East in Montreal, Quebec.
Suncor Energy pleads guilty to a spill of synthetic based mud
St. John's, NL (Oct. 5, 2012) — Suncor Energy Inc. today pled guilty to a spill of synthetic based drilling mud (SBM) in March 2011, an offence under section 161 of the Canada-Newfoundland Atlantic Accord Implementation Act. The incident occurred when the mobile offshore drilling unit Henry Goodrich was drilling a well at the Ballicatters site, located in the Jeanne d’Arc Basin. The investigation has concluded that 26.4 m3 of SBM were spilled.