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Shell proposes project at its Martinez refinery to help decrease global warming while enhancing efficiency

Screen Shot 2014-02-10 at 16.29.29Extract from an article by Tom Lochner published by the Contra Costa Times on 27 May 2014

MARTINEZ — The Shell Martinez petroleum refinery, saying it wants to strike a blow against global warming while improving efficiency, seeks approval to process a lighter mix of crude oils and permanently shut down one of two coker units. Starting in 2015, and continuing in phases over several years, Shell would construct a variety of processing equipment, including new heat exchangers to reduce energy use, and thus emit less pollution and greenhouse gases, according to a land use permit application on file with Contra Costa County.

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