ConocoPhillips has started production at its Surmount 2 oil sands project, which is located 63 km southeast of Fort McMurray in the Athabasca region of Alberta, Canada.  Production will ramp up through 2016 and 2017, adding 118,000 BOPD of gross capacity. Total gross capacity for Surmount 1 and 2 is expected to reach 150,000 BOPD. ConocoPhillips (50%) is the operator with Total (50%).