Commerce City Refinery

Title: Commerce City Refinery

Description
Suncor's refinery, located in Commerce City, near Denver, is the largest refining operation in the Rocky Mountain region with a capacity of 90,000 barrels per day.
Keywords
Commerce City, Colorado, refining, refinery, towers, tanks, night shot
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3000 px width by 1996 px height
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300 x 199
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Fort Hills cogeneration facility

Cogeneration, a highly efficient technology, generates electricity from what would otherwise be waste heat. The cogeneration facility has a total capacity of 180 megawatts (2016).

Fort Hills mining electric shovel

An electric shovel at the Fort Hills site (2016).

Fort Hills Mount Logan Lodge

The entrance to Mount Logan lodge at Fort Hills leads to a cafeteria, fitness centre, and over 1,243 guest rooms (2016).

Fort Hills Ore Preparation Plant crushers

The Fort Hills ore preparation plant accepts raw bitumen and prepares it for further processing. Shown here are the sizer conveyors and surge bin (2016).

Fort Hills Ore Preparation Plant slurry

From the ore preparation plant surge bin, three conveyers feed bitumen to the rotary breaker building (2016).

Fort Hills primary extraction

At primary extraction, bitumen is combined with hot water separating the oil from the sand. This plant is the first step in the extraction process (2016).

Fort Hills secondary extraction

A solvent recovery unit and froth settling unit are two parts of the secondary extraction process (2016).

Fort Hills mining trucks

A hydraulic shovel places overburden in a haul truck at the Fort Hills site. When operational, shovels will collect bitumen for haul trucks to take the product to the ore preparation plant (2016).