At the time of the explosion last week, there were as many as 3,000 workers at the refinery in Saint John, NB.
Explosion sent flames and black smoke into the sky but caused only minor injuries.
Loan guarantees and grants to attract from two to five partial oil upgrading facilities and $5 billion of private investment.
Will include construction of a filtration plant and optimization at a site to manage bauxite residue.
Grows downstream capacity to 395,000 barrels per day, adds to asphalt production.
Involves 40 fuelling locations, three terminals in BC and a wholesale aviation fuel business.
A small bag of acetylene placed in a temporary fabrication building caused a small explosion.
TEMPE, Ariz. — Quantum Energy Inc. has established a Canadian subsidiary to oversee the construction and operation of a slate refinery in Saskatchewan. Quantum Energy, a diversified energy holding company based in Tempe, Ariz., said the wholly owned Dominion Energy…
Whitegate refinery near Cork processes up to 75,000 barrels of crude per day.
Unit being repaired had operated for five years without a maintenance overhaul.
Incident occurred at North West Redwater Partnership’s Sturgeon Refinery site.
Once completed, the refinery will process 50,000 barrels of bitumen a day and refine it into low-sulphur diesel fuel.
Refinery workers, Shell reach tentative agreement in bid to end it.
Investigation into the cause may last six months.
Union rejects Shell’s fourth contract offer, prompts 3,800 workers to walk off the job.