Oil Sands open pit mining

Title: Oil Sands open pit mining

Description
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.
Keywords
oil sand, truck, heavy hauler, shovel, open pit mining, Fort McMurray, Albeta
Dimensions
1971 px width by 1997 px height
Resolution
300 x 303
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Oil Sands product tanks

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.

Oil Sands coker towers

At the Suncor oil sands plant, bitumen is heated and sent to drums where petroleum coke, the heavy bottom material, is removed.

Oil Sands heavy hauler

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.

Sarnia Refinery in Ontario, gas tanks

Sunoco invested over $1 million to install fixed geodesic domed roofs on two floating gas tanks at the refinery. This modification reduces VOC emissions.

Montreal Refinery

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.

Towers at the Montreal refinery

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.

Sarnia Refinery

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.

Montreal Refinery

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.