Sarnia Refinery in Ontario

Title: Sarnia Refinery in Ontario

Description
Suncor's Sarnia refinery is designed and operated as a "fuels refinery", with approximately 94% of the products serving as a fuel source.
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Sarnia, Ontario, refining, refinery, towers, blue sky, landscape
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Hibernia platform

The Hibernia oil field — located approximately 315 km east-southeast of St. John’s, Newfoundland — uses a fixed structure with three compartments: topsides, Gravity Based Structure (GBS) and an offshore loading system.

SeaRose FPSO off the east coast of Canada

The White Rose development uses a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, the SeaRose.

Oil Sands coker tower

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

Wildlife trees were placed on Pond 1

Called snags or wildlife trees, dead trees have been deliberately placed (some even upside down) on Pond 1 to create perches and nesting sites for birds, and habitat for other wildlife.

Hydro transport

At the Suncor oil sands plant, hydrotransport pipelines are used to deliver the crushed and sized ore to primary extraction.

Planting seedlings

Over the next two decades, Suncor Energy will closely monitor progress on the site, including the growth of 630,000 shrubs and trees planted in 2010.

Platform in the Buzzard field in the North Sea

Buzzard field is located in the Central North Sea and came on-stream in early 2007. Suncor holds a 29.9% interest.

Extraction separation cell

Suncor's primary extraction plants separate raw bitumen from the sand in giant separation cells.