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ri fahy nuh ree

  • n  an industrial plant for purifying a crude substance

  • He built a large refinery at Big Spring and a pipe line to it.
  • As the coal refinery steps out of the shadow of its past, photographer Benedicte Kurzen is granted unprecedented access to the company's operations in Secunda, South Africa.
  • A general view shows the Lavan oil refinery, Iran.
News & Articles


  • Richard Blumenthal in Forbes
    In the 1980s refiner capacity averaged 77.6 percent which allowed for easy increases in production to address shortages,Blumenthal said at a recent hearing. "In the 1990s as the industry closed refineries ...... refinery capacity rose to...
  • Peter Costello in Sydney Morning Herald
    Another reason for high gas prices is the lack of refining capacity. It's been more than 30 years since America built its last new refinery. Yet in this area, too, Congress has repeatedly blocked efforts to expand capacity and build more... President Bush 940 News Apr 29, 2006 81706 109587 refinery The inquiry will include, but not be limited to, the current structure, the extent of competition - wholesale, retail and at the refinery - the determination of prices at each of these levels, including the methodology for determining wholesale...

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