and Labrador Refining Corporation is pleased to report that Mr. Jim Smith has joined the senior management team of the company as Vice-President Commercial. His responsibilities will include all aspects of corporate development including finance, contracts, technology and marketing.
During his career, Mr. Smith has held a variety of technical, strategic, and managerial roles in the oil refining (downstream) sector. Most recently, Mr. Smith was Director, Downstream Oil at Cambridge Energy Research Associates. He began his career with Exxon Corporation working in downstream project development. Over the past decade, Mr. Smith has worked as a strategic consultant for many of the leading firms in the oil, gas, and petrochemicals sectors.
Mr. Smith is a chemical engineer and holds Bachelors and Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering from
. He also holds an MBA from The Wharton School,
and Labrador Refining Corporation (NLRC) is also pleased to report that it recently registered documents with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador describing its proposed 300,000 barrel per day oil refinery in Placentia Bay in accordance with the requirements of the
and Labrador Environmental Protection Act.
The project registration creates an opportunity for members of the public to submit their views and comments to the provincial Minister of Environment and Conservation by December 04, 2006.
The Company has also registered the project with the Federal government environmental assessment process, which is conducted through Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency.
Since announcing the feasibility study last February, NLRC has been seeking input from the public, particularly from the project area. Additional formal meetings with stakeholder groups are also being scheduled.
NLRC acknowledges and appreciates the ongoing feedback and comments from individuals, communities, stakeholders and regional organizations with respect to social, environmental and safety considerations.
NLRC is committed to open communication and is grateful to those who have already provided important local knowledge to the feasibility study process. The Company looks forward to receiving further public input throughout the environmental assessment process.
Stage Three of the feasibility study is scheduled for completion by the end of 2006 and will include detailed estimates of cost and project schedule, which will enable NLRC to complete its assessment of overall project feasibility.
Further information about
Refining Corporation, including may be accessed at www.nlrefining.com.
Brian Dalton (Director)
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