Suncor Energy wins award for business excellence in Ontario



    TORONTO, Oct. 17 /CNW/ - Suncor Energy has been recognized by the Ontario
Chamber of Commerce with an Outstanding Business Achievement Award. This award
will be presented to Suncor on October 23 in Toronto, at a gala event to
recognize business excellence in Ontario.
    This award acknowledges Suncor's commitment to providing sustainable
energy options for Ontario. In the past three years, Suncor has invested more
than $1.4 billion in the province, including the development of Canada's
largest ethanol production facility, upgrades to its Sarnia refinery and
Sunoco retail sites, and the recent opening of Suncor's first wind power
project in Ontario, a 76-megawatt facility on the eastern shores of Lake
Huron.
    "Sustainability is a core value for us, and it speaks to everything we do
as a company," says Tom Ryley, executive vice president, refining and
marketing. "We are pursuing the triple bottom line in Ontario - a strong
economy, a healthy environment and the social well-being of our communities.
We are pleased to accept this award that recognizes our commitment."

    Suncor Energy Inc. is an integrated energy company headquartered in
Calgary, Alberta. Suncor's oil sands business, located near Fort McMurray,
Alberta, extracts and upgrades oil sands and markets refinery feedstock and
diesel fuel, while operations throughout western Canada produce natural gas.
Suncor operates a refining and marketing business in Ontario with retail
distribution under the Sunoco brand. U.S.A. downstream assets include pipeline
and refining operations in Colorado and Wyoming and retail sales in the Denver
area under the Phillips 66(R) brand. Suncor's common shares (symbol: SU) are
listed on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges.
    Suncor Energy (U.S.A.) Inc. is an authorized licensee of the  Phillips
66(R) brand and marks in the state of Colorado. Sunoco in Canada is separate
and unrelated to Sunoco in the United States, which is owned by Sunoco, Inc.
of Philadelphia.





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