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Suncor Energy Inc. Dec 11

  • ID: 2030507
  • December 2011
  • Standard & Poors
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The oil sands' long-lived nondeclining production profile Broad geographic diversification Enhanced profitability through the downstream segment Risk of financial profile deterioration during the construction of capital-intensive development projects, notably the oil sands projects The ratings on Calgary, Alta.-based Suncor Energy Inc. reflect Standard & Poor's Ratings Services' opinion of the following factors: The company's long-lived reserve base and above-average internal growth prospects; Its improved geographic diversification; and The cash flow stability inherent in its expanded upstream and integrated oil and gas operations. We believe the amplified negative profitability effects of potential unscheduled production shutdowns at Suncor's oil sands operations, and the financial risks associated with the company's capital-intensive oil sands development projects somewhat temper these strengths. Suncor is an integrated...

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