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October 27, 2021

Edmonton I Refinery, Canada

By Carmen

Suncor Energy operates the Edmonton I refinery, which is located in Alberta, Canada. It is a non integrated refinery owned by Suncor Energy. The refinery, which started operations in 1971, has an NCI of 9.8.

Key processes of the refinery

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 142
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 48
Coking (mbd): 25
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 41
Hydrocracker (mbd): 21
Reformer (mbd): 12
Hydrotreater (mbd): 146
Alkylation (mbd): 15
Isomerization (mbd): 9

The capacity of the refinery is expected to increase to 146mbd by 2030.

During the period 2021-2025, the Edmonton I refinery is expected to witness an estimated capex of $0.27m.

Maintenance activities at Edmonton I refinery

The Edmonton I refinery witnessed six incidents during the period 2015-2020.

Upcoming expansion project at Edmonton I refinery

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About Suncor Energy

Suncor Energy Inc (Suncor) is an integrated energy company that mainly focuses on the development of Athabasca oil sands. It carries out development and up gradation of oil sands; offshore and onshore oil and gas production; refining of crude oil and marketing of petroleum and petrochemical products. The company also generates power through renewable energy sources. Suncor produces bitumen blends, gasoline, asphalt, diesel, sweet and sour crude oil, chemicals, heavy fuel and home heating oil, petroleum coke and sulphur. The company sells its refined petroleum products to retail, commercial and industrial customers under Petro-Canada and Sunoco brand. Suncor is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.


Information on the refinery is sourced from GlobalData’s refinery database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, crude oil refineries and heavy oil upgraders globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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