Irving Oil starts turnaround at St. John refinery

Irving Oil Ltd. has started 6 weeks of scheduled maintenance on several processing units at its 250,000-b/d St. John refinery in the eastern Canadian province of New Brunswick.

Work related to the turnaround will be under way 24 hr/day, 7 days a week, until the project is completed, the company said.

The $60 million (Can.) turnaround, targeted for completion by mid-April, will involve maintenance and upgrading work on several unidentified units in the refinery’s Central, South and East Process areas to improve safety, reliability, and environmental performance, and will include cleaning, equipment inspection, repairs, replacements, and piping upgrades.

While details regarding processing capacity at the refinery during the turnaround were not disclosed, the privately held company said it will continue to meet the needs of its customers throughout the course of the project.

Related Articles

INTERNATIONAL BRIEFS

01/01/1990 WESTCOAST ENERGY INC., Vancouver, B.C., agreed to buy the utilities and propane business of Inter-City Gas Corp. (ICG), Winnipeg, Man., for $720 mi...

HOW INDEXES HAVE RISEN

01/01/1990 Continuing a trend starting in 1983, the Nelson-Farrar refinery construction index rose slowly, from 1106.2 in January 1987, to 1184.1 in December ...

OGJ NEWSLETTER

01/01/1990 Will oil price stability dominate the 1990s? Analyst Philip Verleger thinks so. Using a measure of market concentration the U.S. government uses t...

DOE PRESSES CLEAN COAL PROGRAM

01/01/1990 The U.S. Department of Energy has chosen 13 more clean coal technology (CCT) projects in its third round of competition. If private sponsors and DO...

Careers at TOTAL

Careers at TOTAL - Videos

More than 600 job openings are now online, watch videos and learn more!

 

Click Here to Watch

Other Oil & Gas Industry Jobs

Search More Job Listings >>
Stay Connected