Fort Hills’ main administration building can accommodate up to 295 people during their day-to-day work activities.
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).
The Fort Hills central substation handles transmission and distribution of power (2016).
An electric shovel at the Fort Hills site (2016).
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).
From the ore preparation plant surge bin, three conveyers feed bitumen to the rotary breaker building (2016).
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).