St John Refinery
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Irving Oil
  • Website: http://www.irvingoil.com/
  • Location: Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Capacity: million tons/annum & 300,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • Canada's largest refinery, with a high complexity, St John's is able to process a wide variety of crudes and produce a high yield of modern specification fuels

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation
  • Vacuum Distillation 109.000
  • Thermal Operations 20.000
  • Catalytic Cracking 95.000
  • Catalytic Reforming 38.000
  • Hydrocracker 45.000
  • Catalytic Hydrotreating:
    • Reformer feed 48.000
    • Distillate; 40.000
    • Misc.; 58.000
    • Reformate 9.000
  • Alkylation 14.000
  • Isomerisation 10.000
  • Dehexanizer Unit

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • The refinery processes a diverse mix of crudes including Canadian, North Sea, African and Middle Eastern

Products Produced

  • LPG, Gasoline, Diesel, Heating Oil, Jet Fuel, Bunker, and Asphalt

Ongoing Projects

  • -

Other Information

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History

  • 1960 - Refinery built
  • 1970 - Canaport Crude Receiving Terminal was commissioned, it was the western hemisphere’s first deep-water crude terminal able to receive supertankers
  • 2000 - St John Refinery RFCC Project commissioned
  • 2011 - Irving Oil Commissions $100 million Benzene-Reduction Unit
  • 2015 - Largest turnaround in refinery's history

Relevant Links

  1. Irving Oil Refinery Expansion - Saint John, NB
  2. Start-up of First CDHydro /CDHDS Unit at Irving Oil's Saint John
  3. Fluor Irving Refinery Upgrade
  4. Irving Oil Successfully Commissions $100 million Benzene-Reduction Unit
  5. Irving Oil Refinery begins $50 million turnaround
  6. Irving Oil Announces $200-Million Refinery Project

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