Suncor Energy Inc.

Suncor Energy Inc.

10 août 2006 23h59 HE

Suncor Energy Foundation invests in wetland habitat in southern Ontario

Calgary, Alberta (August 10, 2006) - The Suncor Energy Foundation recently announced it will invest $45,000 over three years in wetland restoration in southern Ontario, where habitat comes at a premium.

The Foundation's commitment will be pooled with other funding sources to help Ducks Unlimited Canada complete up to 45 wetland projects in the first year alone. 

"The Suncor Energy Foundation is pleased to invest in the conservation of wetland habitat as part of Suncor's commitment to responsible development," said Cathy Glover, manager, Suncor Energy Foundation. "The protection of water quality and quantity is one of the Foundation's environmental priorities."

Ducks Unlimited Canada's goal at the end of the three year funding commitment is to conserve up to 4,500 acres of wetland habitat through a variety of methods including working with landowners to restore wetlands on idle or marginal farmland.

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® 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® 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.

The Suncor Energy Foundation is a private, non-profit charitable foundation established to manage and administer Suncor's community contributions through donations to Canadian charitable organizations.

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For more information:
Cathy Glover, Manager
Suncor Energy Foundation
Phone: (403) 205-6806