Pipeline at Suncor's Commerce City refinery.
A tanker truck leaves the fuel rack at Suncor's Commerce City refinery.
Suncor product tanks store refinery-ready feedstock and diesel fuel that is shipped by pipeline to customers in commercial and industrial markets throughout North America.
At the Suncor oil sands plant, bitumen is heated and sent to drums where petroleum coke, the heavy bottom material, is removed.
Loading huge 240 to 380 tonne trucks using shovels with buckets that hold 100 tonnes, the mine delivers about 500,000 tonnes of oil sand per day to the ore preparation plants.
At the Suncor oil sands mine, huge 240 to 380 tonne trucks deliver about 500,000 tonnes of oil sand per day to the ore preparation plants.
Located in Montreal, Quebec, Suncor’s Montreal Refinery has a capacity of 137,000 barrels per day; the refinery produces gasoline, distillates, asphalts, heavy fuel oil, petrochemicals, solvents and feedstock for lubricants.
Plant 1 (l to r): Absorber Stripper Tower, Depropanizer Tower, Low Sulphur Diesel Tower heater, Jet Tower heater, and Low Sulphur Diesel Tower. Background: Alky Tower.