Suncor operates the Terra Nova field. The Terra Nova Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) is one of the largest vessels ever built.
Pond 1 has been carefully designed with small streams (swales) and mounds (hummocks) to help reproduce natural drainage patterns.
At the Suncor oil sands plant, crushers and sizers prepare the ore for delivery to primary extraction via hydrotransport pipelines.
Pond 1 surface construction involved covering it with a layer of soil 50 cm deep. About 65,000 truckloads of soil were used.
Suncor develops and produces natural gas in Western Canada to provide a price hedge against internal consumption at our oil sands and refining operations.
The MacKay River project is located 60 km northwest of Fort McMurray, Alberta. Increased in situ production is a key part of Suncor’s plans to increase bitumen supply while