Shell releases optioned lands
April 08, 2009 - Shell Canada will not maintain thousands of hectares of land in St.Clair Township. The lands had been secured for Shell's multi-billion dollar refinery project which was cancelled last summer. Individual property owners are now being contacted and told that Shell will not renew options on property up for renewal later this year. Company Spokesperson Jana Masters says last July, Shell decided to not to proceed to the next stage of development for the proposed refinery expansion project. She says returning the land is the final step in the process to wrap up the project. Shell had optioned about nine square miles of property southeast of Courtright for a refinery to process heavy crude from Alberta.
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