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Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014  

Kearl production resumes

Calgary, AB – December 2, 2014

Imperial today confirmed that bitumen production has ramped up to pre-shutdown levels at its Kearl operations following a precautionary shutdown in early November, prompted by the detection of a vibration issue with the plant’s ore-crusher unit.

After more than a century, Imperial continues to be an industry leader in applying technology and innovation to responsibly develop Canada’s energy resources. As Canada’s largest petroleum refiner, a major producer of crude oil and natural gas, a key petrochemical producer and a leading fuels marketer from coast to coast, our company remains committed to high standards across all areas of our business.