Imperial Oil Ltd. of Calgary is moving forward with plans to construct a world-class renewable diesel complex at its Strathcona refinery near Edmonton. This new complex is expected to produce more than 1 billion litres per year of renewable diesel from locally sourced and grown feedstocks.
Fuse Cobalt Inc. of Vancouver has announced that the government of Canada and the government of Ontario announced a joint $10-million investment in the First Cobalt Corp. refinery in Cobalt, ON. The refinery is located approximately 1500 m west of Fuse Cobalt’s cobalt mineral exploration property and inside the historic silver-cobalt producing region of Ontario.
Husky Energy of Calgary has announced it has reached an agreement for the sale of its Prince George Refinery to Tidewater Midstream and Infrastructure for $215 million in cash plus a closing adjustment for inventory, and a contingent payment of up to $60 million over two years.
Conference focuses on base oils, lubricant, with a visit to ENI’s Livorno refinery that produces lubricants and other specialties and is connected via a pipeline to the Calenzano (Florence) deposit. It has a refining capacity of 105 kbbl/day and mainly manufactures lubricant bases, fuel oil, gasoline and special products.
Irving Oil and Saint John Emergency Measures Organization officials have said four workers were treated at the Saint John Regional Hospital for minor injuries after an explosion at the Saint John, NB, Irving refinery on October 8, according to the CBC. Flames were sent shooting an estimated 30 metres high and left a plume of black smoke billowing over the city’s east side for hours.