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October 27, 2021

Sarnia I Refinery, Canada

By Carmen


Imperial Oil operates the Sarnia I refinery, which is located in Ontario, Canada. It is an integrated refinery owned by Exxon Mobil. The refinery, which started operations in 1897, has an NCI of 11.5.


Key processes of the refinery

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 119
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 32
Coking (mbd): 23
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 30
Hydrocracker (mbd): 20
Reformer (mbd): 38
Hydrotreater (mbd): 90
Alkylation (mbd): 7


The capacity of the refinery is expected to remain the same as 119mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Sarnia I refinery

The Sarnia I refinery witnessed seven incidents during the period 2015-2020.


About Imperial Oil


Imperial Oil Ltd (Imperial Oil), a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corporation, is an integrated energy company. It has a presence in the value chain in petroleum industry including the exploration, production and sale of crude oil and natural gas. The company explores for and produces crude oil, natural gas, synthetic oil and bitumen. Its downstream operations consist of the transportation and refining of crude oil, blending, distribution and marketing of refined products. The company also manufactures and markets various petrochemicals. It sells petroleum products through coast to coast supply and a retail network. The company operates refineries in Strathcona, Sarnia and Nanticoke, Canada. Imperial Oil is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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Methodology

Information on the refinery is sourced from GlobalData’s refinery database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, crude oil refineries and heavy oil upgraders globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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