Suncor Energy Inc.
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Suncor Energy Inc.

15 sept. 2006 23h59 HE

Suncor Energy recognized for Investor Relations excellence

Calgary, Alberta (September 15, 2006) — Suncor Energy Inc. was presented with the Investor Relations and Communications Team of the Year 2005 Award by The Petroleum Economist, a U.K.-based energy authority, for maintaining investor confidence during Suncor's fire recovery work.

The Petroleum Economist Awards celebrate the achievements of companies, teams and individuals in the global energy industry over the past year. Suncor was recognized for experimenting with new methods and styles of investor communication, excellent accuracy and frequency of information, and building and securing relations throughout the investing community.

"We've always believed in providing our shareholders with timely, accurate information, especially during challenging times," said John Rogers, Suncor's vice president, investor relations. "We're pleased to be recognized by the European energy community for our efforts."

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.

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