Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1528

Debottlenecking Project – North Atlantic Refining Limited

Proponent: North Atlantic Refining Limited

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proponent intends to upgrade of its refinery facility in Come By Chance, through a process known as a debottlenecking, to remove process constraints and permit improved production and efficiency. The project will improve the economics and sustainability of the refinery and result in a reduction in greenhouse gas and criteria air contaminant emissions. Many existing pumps, heat exchangers, compressors and process vessels will be modified or replaced. A new crude blending tank will also be constructed. The project is to be carried out in phases beginning in the fall of 2010 and ending in the winter of 2011.

  • August 25, 2010 - The undertaking was registered.
  • September 30, 2010 - Public comments are due.
  • October 8, 2010 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • October 28, 2010 - The undertaking was released.

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