Husky Lima Refinery Maintenance Turnaround Begins Thursday – 10/1/09
Lima, Ohio–The Lima Refinery Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Husky Energy Inc., is commencing its scheduled five year maintenance turnaround at the Refinery in October. The work will complete maintenance and capital improvements to the Refinery and should take approximately 42 days. [align=left]
“The maintenance turnaround work has been planned to minimize the impact that operations may have on surrounding neighbors during this time of increased activity,” said Roy Warnock, Vice President and General Manager of the Husky Lima Refinery. “Husky Health and Safety Experts will be regularly monitoring the surrounding neighborhoods during this time.”
Community affects may include; increased traffic, higher flares, and slightly elevated noise and odor levels as operating units are shut down and re-started.Traffic will be the heaviest at shift change time between 5:30 – 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. A high percentage of the maintenance and capital work will be performed by a workforce of approximately 1600 people, working seven days a week in order to complete the work safely and efficiently.
A significant amount of the work will be performed on projects to further improve environmental performance at the refinery, such as fuel gas treatment. During the turnaround there will be no interruption of deliveries to customers.
The Lima Refining Company is a fully-owned subsidiary of Husky Energy Inc. Husky Energy is a Canadian based, integrated energy and energy-related company headquartered in Calgary, Alberta. Husky Energy is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol HSE.
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