Solvents plant planned for Alberta
Calgary, Alta., Aug. 17, 2001 -- MRO product suppliers in Alberta can expect to benefit from the plans of Enerchem...
Calgary, Alta., Aug. 17, 2001 — MRO product suppliers in Alberta can expect to benefit from the plans of Enerchem International Inc. to build a fractionation plant in the Slave Lake area.
The 6,000-barrel-per-day plant will be fully automated to produce a full range of Trysol-branded specialty solvent products. Enerchem subsidiary Trysol Canada Ltd. is a major hydrocarbon fluids specialist in Western Canada. The company processes and markets a wide variety of oil-based specialty solvents including Fracsol, Drillsol, Waxsol, Xysol, Unisol, along with several other solvents used as carriers for oil and gas production chemicals.
The $9-million facility is to start operating Nov. 30, 2001. The plant will be located near a stable and long-term supply of feedstock. The nearby town of Slave Lake offers the availability of a full range of service and supply companies to handle any maintenance requirements. Information on the town can be found on the Internet at www.town.slavelake.ab.ca.
The Mitsue Industrial Park, located 8 km east of the town, has numerous major industrial facilities, including Weyerhaeuser Canada Ltd., Vanderwell Contractors, Slave Lake Pulp Corporation, Zeidler Forest Industries, Chevron Canada Resources and Canadian Crude Separators.
Enerchem International Inc. is an oilfield services company providing chemicals and technical solutions to the oil and gas industry.