Irving Oil operates the Saint John cracking refinery, which is located in New Brunswick, Canada. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is a non integrated cracking owned by Irving Oil. The refinery started operations in 1960 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 8.24. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 320
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 101
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 120
Hydrocracker (mbd): 45
Reformer (mbd): 35
Hydrotreater (mbd): 201
Alkylation (mbd): 14
Isomerization (mbd): 10

The capacity of the Saint John refinery is expected to remain the same as 320mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Saint John cracking refinery

The Saint John refinery cracking witnessed four incidents during the period 2017-2022.

About Irving Oil

Irving Oil Ltd (Irving Oil) is an oil marketing and refining company that processes, transports, refines, distributes oil and natural gas. The company supplies heavy duty diesel and gasoline engine oils, hydraulic fluids and greases, diesel, heating oil, jet fuel, asphalt products and bunkers. It also offers specialty products and delivery services for liquid asphalt, jet fuel, and marine gas oil and bunker fuel. Irving Oil serves wholesale, commercial and retail customers. It operates through distribution terminals, fueling centers, a fleet of delivery trucks and various retail outlets in Eastern Canada and the Northeastern US. Irving Oil is headquartered in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada.

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