08 January 2010 15:23 [Source: ICIS news]
TORONTO (ICIS news)--Shell will convert its 130,000 bbl/day refinery in ?xml:namespace>
The refinery no longer fit in with Shell’s long-term strategies, the company said.
Shell announced last July it planned to either sell or close the refinery, which employs a staff of around 500.
The company did not announce a firm timeline for the conversion. “For the time being, it remains business as usual for our refinery operations,” it said.
In March last year, Shell’s Canadian affiliate PTT Poly
Meanwhile, Shell’s is also reviewing downstream operations in
In 2008, Shell cancelled plans for a possible grassroots refinery at
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