Dartmouth Refinery
rating: 0+x

Related Pages

Refineries in Canada

Exxon Refineries

Refinery News

{"module":"feed\/FeedModule","params":{"src":"http:\/\/killajoules.wikidot.com\/feed\/pages\/pagename\/blog%3A_start\/category\/blog\/tags\/Refinery\/limit\/10\/t\/My+Blog","limit":"5","module_body":"* %%linked_title%%"}}

  • Want a weekly review of refining news?

Refining Blog Entries

Summary Information

Brief Description

  • The refinery was a small to medium sized, medium complexity refinery
  • It was closed down in 2013

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation, 13,037 M3/day
  • Vacuum Distilation, 6,677 M3/day
  • Gasoline Desulphurisation
  • Fluidised Catalytic Cracking, 4,928 M3/day
  • Cat Reform, 1,590 M3/day
  • Polymerization/ Alkyl-ation, 715 M3/day
  • Asphalt 238 M3/day
  • Sulphur, 53 M3/day

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • The refinery processes crudes from the North Sea, East Coast Canada, West Africa and the Middle East
  • Like other Atlantic basin refineries it has a cost disadvantage

Products Produced

  • The refinery produces a wide range of petroleum products, including gasoline, aviation fuel, diesel, home heating fuel, marine fuel, heavy fuel oil and asphalt.

Ongoing Projects

  • -

Other Information

  • Because the refinery is very old and relatively small, Imperial Oil is considering selling or closing it


  • 1918 - Refinery begins production
  • 1989 - Imperial Oil acquired the refinery from Texaco
  • 2003 - Gasoline Desulphurisation unit start up
  • 2012 - Imperial announced it will market the refinery and related supply terminals to prospective buyers in the coming months and consider conversion to a terminal
  • 2013 - Imperial announces the refinery's closure

Relevant Links

  1. Refinery Webpage
  2. Imperial Oil refineries select ExxonMobil process for lower sulphur
  3. Imperial Oil's Dartmouth refinery now producing low-sulphur gasoline following $80 million refit
  5. Dartmouth Refinery Future Looks Bleak
  6. Imperial Oil evaluating the future of its Dartmouth Refinery
  7. Imperial Oil to Convert Dartmouth Refinery to Terminal

Unless otherwise stated, the content of this page is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License