East Coast Canada

The East Coast of Canada plays an important and strategic role in our Exploration and Production business.

 A red floating production storage and offloading unit is arriving at a dry dock in Ferrol, Spain. Three blue cranes on the dock tower over the vessel. The sun peers through the cloudy horizon where mountains are urban areas are seen behind the vessel.

East Coast Canada at a glance

The East Coast of Canada plays an important and strategic role in our Exploration & Production business. Based in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, this aspect of our business focuses on high-volume production from four existing offshore fields, interests in future developments and expansions, and exploration drilling for new opportunities in the Atlantic Ocean.

We operate the Terra Nova oil field located on the Grand Banks, 350 kilometres southeast of St. John’s, Nfld. Terra Nova can employ more than 1,200 people when both drilling and production operations are underway.

Two workers in orange overalls atop a structure at Terra Nova

We hold interests in all current major producing assets

As operator of the Terra Nova field, holding a 48% working interest, we’re focused on running safe, reliable and environmentally responsible operations.

As a joint venture partner, we hold a unique position as the only company on the East Coast with an ownership interest in each of the current major oil projects – Hebron, Hibernia, Terra Nova and White Rose – as well as the Hibernia South Extension and White Rose extensions. Some of these fields are currently under development. 

Joint ventures


We hold a 20% working interest in the Hibernia project, and a 19.485% working interest in the Hibernia Southern Extension project.

Learn more about Hibernia

White Rose

We hold a 40% working interest in the White Rose project and 38.6% working interest in the West White Rose extension.

Learn more about White Rose


We hold a 21% working interest in the Hebron project.

Learn more about Hebron

Community investment

Suncor employees are part of the local community and are passionate about giving back to the community where they live and work.

Suncor invests in our local communities by addressing community issues in ways that seek solutions and benefits for all.

Learn about how we are involved in our communities