Petro-Canada to upgrade Montreal refinery for ultralow-sulfur diesel production

By OGJ editors

HOUSTON, Apr. 20 -- Petro-Canada plans to upgrade its Montreal refinery to produce ultralow-sulfur diesel using the Spider Vortex reactor technology created by ExxonMobil Research & Engineering Co.

The 30,000 b/d grassroots ultralow-sulfur diesel hydrotreater will process a mix of virgin and processed feedstocks to meet Canada's year 2006 on-road diesel fuel sulfur specifications.

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