Suncor Restarts Heavy Canadian Oil Shipment From Syncrude Oil Sands

2 May 2017   Tar Sands

Suncor Energy said on Monday that pipeline shipments from the Syncrude Mildred Lake Oil Sands facility in Canada had resumed after completing repairs following a fire at the upgrader on March 14. Over this past weekend, Syncrude completed the necessary repairs and start-up activities, and shipments had begun, Suncor said . Currently, pipeline shipments are at around 140,000 bpd (gross), and are expected to increase as additional units complete turnaround activities. Production at the facility is expected to return to full rates in June, Suncor said. On March 27, two weeks after the March 14 incident, Suncor said that Syncrude had advanced the planned eight-week turnaround originally scheduled to begin in April, in order to mitigate the impact of the unplanned outage. In the last update to the market before the announcement of the restart of the pipeline, Suncor said on April 19 that it had launched an accelerated […]

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