Sunrise (Cenovus Energy Inc.) is a producing oil sands field located onshore Canada and is operated by Cenovus Energy.

Four expansion projects are associated with the Sunrise (Cenovus Energy Inc.) oil sands field, namely Sunrise Phase 2B (Husky Energy Inc.), Sunrise Phase 1, de-bottleneck 2, Sunrise Phase 1, de-bottleneck 1 and Sunrise Future Phases . The expansion projects are currently in the approval and feed stage.

Field participation details

The field is owned by BP and Cenovus Energy.

Production from Sunrise (Cenovus Energy Inc.)

The Sunrise (Cenovus Energy Inc.) oil sands field recovered 62.90% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2021. The peak production was approximately 51.75 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2046. The field currently accounts for approximately 1% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 57.71 Mmboe, comprised of 57.71 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. Sunrise (Cenovus Energy Inc.) oil sands field reserves accounts 0.15% of total remaining reserves of producing oil sands fields globally.

About Cenovus Energy

Cenovus Energy Inc (Cenovus) is an integrated energy company, which explores for, develops, produces and markets crude oil, natural gas liquids (NGLs) and natural gas. It focuses on the reserves of conventional assets and oil sands in the Athabasca region of northeastern Alberta and British Columbia. The oil sands assets of Cenovus include producing fields such as Foster Creek, Christina Lake, Narrows Lake and other fields under development. The company also has deep basin assets in Elmworth-Wapiti, Kaybob-Edson, and Clearwater operating areas. It also conducts marketing and owns interests in refineries such as Wood River in Illinois and Borger in Texas, the US. Cenovus is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.


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