Skip header and navigation

1 record – page 1 of 1.

Standard Oil Company / Chevron

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/landmark673
Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
355 North Willingdon Avenue
Associated Dates
1935
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
355 North Willingdon Avenue
Associated Dates
1935
Heritage Value
In 1935 the announcement that the California-based Standard Oil Company was going to build a huge "million dollar" refinery in Burnaby was greeted with cheers by residents who were eager for employment and good news during the Great Depression. The refinery, named Stanovan (aka: Standard Oil - Vancouver) was officially opened in 1936 with the ability to produce 2000 barrels per day. During World War Two, the capacity of the refinery doubled to assist in the war effort. In 1976, the company's name was changed to Chevron Canada Limited.
Historic Neighbourhood
Vancouver Heights (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Heights Area
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 355 N. Willingdon Avenue
Images
Less detail

Narrow By

   MORE
Back to top
Back to Top