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Sun Rise - Rick George’s book on the oil sands

December 01, 2012

Rick George a small town Colorado boy who made good. He took the helm of a broken down oil sands plant in 1991 and two decades later turned it into one of Canada’s preeminent corporations with a market cap of $50 B.

Rick George’s book “Sunrise: Suncor, the oil sands and the future of energy” is well worth the read, if for no other reason than to get a better understanding of the oil sands and their importance. A few interesting tidbits:


Rick George’s book is well worth the read. It’s passionate and grounded in reality. Mr.George is not afraid to go after the darlings of the environmental movement using facts and devastating logic. It’s a fantastic story about Canada’s most important company in a crucial industry.