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Full production expected at Syncrude by the end of June after fire repairs


CALGARY — Syncrude's Mildred Lake oilsands upgrader in northern Alberta is expected to return to full operation by the end of June after production was sidelined by a fire on March 14.

Suncor Energy (TSX:SU), which owns 54 per cent of Syncrude, says in a statement that a detailed repair schedule and return-to-service plan has been adopted that will allow the facility to complete repairs as well as planned maintenance.

It says the plant, which has a maximum capacity of about 350,000 barrels per day, is operating at reduced rates, without being specific.

Suncor says fire damage was largely isolated to a piperack adjacent to the hydrotreater. One employee was hospitalized for injuries.

The company says pipeline shipments at about 50 per cent of capacity will begin in early May.

 

The Canadian Press



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