Syncrude's Newell: Managing growth, Kyoto top worries

Managing explosive growth at the technical, financial, and human level is the biggest challenge facing companies in developing a 300 billion resource in Canada's northern Alberta oil sands industry.Eric Newell, chairman and CEO of Calgary-based Syncrude Canada Ltd., the world's largest oil sands operator, says massive development now under way puts great stress on the region and its main community of Fort McMurray. Newell says business leaders in the oil sector involved in large-scale projects must achieve a balance among three bottom lines:business, community, and the environment.He says neglecting any one of these areas can lead to big trouble.Syncrude plans $2 billion (Can.) in...

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