Sunshine Oilsands Ltd. has successfully commenced the first oil production at the West Ells project located in the Athabasca region of Alberta on or about December 8, 2015 (Hong Kong Time)/ December 7, 2015 (Calgary Time). The West Ells region covers 9,856 contiguous gross and net hectares and is located within the Athabasca oil sands region close to several high profile international oil companies.
'We are pleased that the first oil production following the first steam injection in September this year has been successfully commenced. We look forward to demonstrating reservoir potential towards achieving nameplate production from the West Ells Phase 1 project. ' said Mr. Sun Kwok Ping, Executive Chairman of Sunshine.