Parkland operates the North Burnaby cracking refinery, which is located in British Columbia, Canada. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is a non integrated cracking owned by Parkland. The refinery started operations in 1935 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 9.1. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 55
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 12
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 18
Reformer (mbd): 10
Hydrotreater (mbd): 45
Alkylation (mbd): 3
Isomerization (mbd): 10

The capacity of the North Burnaby refinery is expected to remain the same as 55mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at North Burnaby cracking refinery

The North Burnaby refinery cracking witnessed three incidents during the period 2017-2022.

About Parkland

Parkland Corp (Parkland) is an independent supplier and marketer of fuel and petroleum products and a convenience store operator. It offers gasoline, propane, lubricants, diesel, heating oil, and other petroleum products. The company maintains a portfolio of supply relationships, storage infrastructure, and third-party rail and highway carriers. It also offers services such as retail, distribution and energy management. It is also a branded wholesaler for both Esso and Chevron. The company sells refined fuels and other petroleum products to households, industrial, businesses, and wholesale customers in Canada and the US, the Caribbean region, and other regions of Americas. Parkland is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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