Recent Examples of refinery from the Web
Houston is home to 11refineries that represent 14 percent of processing capacity in the U.S. The refineries supply gasoline to Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida.
Eight refineries in Texas also shut down because of Harvey.
There’d been a large explosion at the refinery in Wilmington, so this organization wanted an accountability campaign.
Nine companies, including Chevron, Valero, Citgo and Phillips 66, currently process Venezuelan crude in more than 20 U.S. refineries, most of them located along the Gulf Coast, according to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
That could leave Moscow with indirect control over Citgo’s U.S. energy assets, including three oil refineries, nine pipelines and dozens of petroleum platforms.
But since many U.S. refineries were designed for heavy crudes from Mexico, Venezuela and Canada, the light shale oil from Texas is an awkward mismatch.
The other death was a refinery foreman that experienced a heart attack.
For decades, tankers laden with crude from around the world arrived at Gulf Coast refineries to be made into fuel for American cars and trucks.
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