Shell Chemicals Canada operates the Scotford I cracking refinery, which is located in Alberta, Canada. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is an integrated cracking owned by Shell. The refinery started operations in 1984 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 9.14. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 100
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 45
Hydrocracker (mbd): 83
Reformer (mbd): 35
Hydrotreater (mbd): 85

The capacity of the Scotford I refinery is expected to remain the same as 100mbd by 2030.

For more details on the Scotford I cracking refinery, buy the profile here.


GlobalData, the leading provider of industry intelligence, provided the underlying research used to produce this article.

This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Oil & Gas Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of 34,000+ oil and gas fields, 400,000+ exploration blocks, 1,100+ LNG terminals, 3,400+ gas processing plants, 5,000+ storage terminals, and 8,000+ pipelines, 1,400+ refineries and 13,000+ petrochemical plants worldwide.