Suncor Power Inc. says its Colorado refinery is offline after a number of fires and it expects it to be out of enterprise till the top of March.
The corporate says the 98,000-barrel-per-day Commerce Metropolis refinery was broken by the intense and record-breaking climate that swept throughout a lot of the continent, prompting the refinery to close down on Dec. 24.
Notices from the corporate present early harm included a pump hearth on December 19, whereas alarms had been activated on December 22 and 24 warning that group members could have seen smoke.
Suncor says one other hearth broke out on December 27 when the corporate was shutting down your complete refinery to conduct inspections and repairs.
The corporate says there have been no reported accidents, and that air high quality information has not proven any “acute” public well being issues.
Suncor is underneath intense scrutiny for its security report after at the least 12 employees died at its oil sands operations in northern Alberta since 2014, whereas Newfoundland and Labrador’s offshore oil and fuel regulator laid expenses in opposition to the corporate earlier in December for alleged security violations.
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