NARL Refining cites tough economic conditions among other factors.
Irving Oil expects project to deliver $15 million in benefits to the local Saint John economy.
Plans to operate the facility with the existing workforce.
Whitegate refinery near Cork processes up to 75,000 barrels of crude per day.
Hot diesel sprayed onto the worker’s calves.
Incident occurred at North West Redwater Partnership’s Sturgeon Refinery site.
Company says project will generate $27 million in direct spinoff benefits.
The coker project would cut crude costs at the refinery, which has long relied on pricey overseas imports.
Energy watchdog said it was not convinced Chevron was “unable to meet, or is at substantial risk of not meeting, its minimum run rate.”
Initial start-up of the converted facilities is planned for late 2013.
Oil giant produced gasoline and other fuels before stopping operations due to high oil prices.
David Black hopes to build a $13 billion refinery to export processed fuels rather than raw oilsands bitumen to Asia.