Sturgeon Refinery

Turnaround 2022

Timing: Began August 8 and lasted two months into early October

Purpose: Periodically, refineries need preventive maintenance, inspections, renovations and upgrades. These planned activities ensure safe operations and help meet government regulations. Often, these activities require the refinery to shutdown all or part of production. Planned shutdowns are known as turnarounds.

Notices or Important Updates for Community: Refinery has successfully started up and is processing bitumen once again

Turnaround Talk: The following series highlights key stats and information throughout turnaround. Installments were added throughout August and September as they’re featured on our social media channels.