Ergon - West Virginia Announces Delay in Startup of Maintenance Turnaround

Fri., May 7, 2021

Newell, WV Ergon – West Virginia Inc., Ergon's paraffinic refinery in Newell, West Virginia, is completing a maintenance turnaround that began on April 9, 2021. During this planned maintenance event, the company implemented several reliability projects to improve security of supply to customers. The turnaround schedule was extended approximately one week due to COVID-19 precautions and increased scope of work. The refinery began its deliberate multistage restart process on May 5, 2021.

Although some delays in customer shipments are anticipated, the company is working diligently to minimize supply disruptions during the startup from the planned maintenance. Ergon will continue to keep customers apprised of the situation.

About Ergon:
Ergon is a group of privately held companies that operate under seven primary business segments: Refining & Marketing, Specialty Chemicals, Asphalt & Emulsions, Oil & Gas, Midstream & Logistics, Construction & Real Estate, and Corporate.

Contact Information:
Kathy Potts
Director of Marketing Communications
601-933-3000 |

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