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Reuters: Shell Canada finishes C$400 mln low sulfur project

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) – Shell Canada Ltd.(SHC.TO: Quote) has wrapped up a C$400 million ($342 million) project to produce ultra low sulfur diesel fuel at its two refineries, the company said on Thursday.
The Calgary-based company, 78-percent owned by Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSa.L: Quote), completed work on two units, called hydrotreaters, at its refineries in Montreal and in the Edmonton, Alberta, area.
The facilities can now produce diesel fuel containing just 15 parts per million of sulfur. That's a 90 percent drop from previous amounts and matches new Canadian government regulations for sulfur levels in diesel that come into effect on June 1. Canada already requires refineries to produce ultra low sulfur gasoline.
Shell Canada is the country's third-largest petroleum refiner and explorer by market value. Its Montreal refinery can process 130,000 barrels of oil a day, while its Scotford plant, near Edmonton, handles

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