Uncertain future of refinery raises spectre of propane shortages in NL
Irving Oil has abandoned its planned purchase of the plant from its New York owners.
Discussions about NL oil refinery future ongoing: Premier
Furey recognizes these are difficult and uncertain times for the refinery’s workers.
Co-op, Unifor ratify seven-year deal after six-month labour dispute
Collective agreement includes wage improvements that meet standards agreed to by energy sector unions.
Sides in Regina refinery contract dispute dug in despite mediator’s report
Federated Co-operatives unable to accept all the terms, tabled another offer that Unifor says includes “new, aggressive concessions.”
Special mediator appointed in Regina Co-op refinery labour dispute
Vince Ready, who has worked in labour relations for more than five decades, will try to break the deadlock between the company and Unifor.
Regina police make more refinery arrests, investigating paintball damage
Unifor says the accused are Local 594 members who were on a peaceful picket line at one of the refinery gates.
Moe promises mediator in refinery dispute if Unifor pulls blockades
Saskatchewan premier says the illegal blockade is restricting the flow of fuel to communities across the province.
Unifor fined for violating court order in Regina refinery labour dispute
Court found Unifor disobeyed interim injunction limiting time members can hold up traffic going in and out of the Co-op refinery.
Unifor tries to shut down refinery; Co-op says union is breaking court order
Union’s tactic is an attempt to force the company back to the bargaining table.
Teck zinc production to take a hit after refinery equipment failure
Repairs are expected to take up to 20 weeks at an estimated cost of up to $10 million.
Fire at Texas Exxon Mobil refinery slightly injures 37
Facility processes light hydrocarbons including propane and propylene, materials used to make plastic and industrial products.
French refinery outage slows Q2 production for Vermilion Energy
Temporarily shut down due to a pipeline interruption that left it without sufficient feedstock.
Blast site at Irving Oil refinery remains ‘hot zone’ that is off limits
At the time of the explosion last week, there were as many as 3,000 workers at the refinery in Saint John, NB.
Saint John residents warned of possible flare ups at Irving refinery
Explosion sent flames and black smoke into the sky but caused only minor injuries.
Alberta to invest $1B in eight years on bitumen upgrading projects
Loan guarantees and grants to attract from two to five partial oil upgrading facilities and $5 billion of private investment.