Tue., Jun 15, 2021

Newell, WV — Ergon – West Virginia Inc. announced today that they have begun the process of restarting the refinery following the May 29 fire. Sales will be limited initially as the company rebuilds its inventory position.

Due to damage to the naphtha unit, fuels production will be further delayed.

“We are working around the clock to make the repairs necessary to bring the refinery back online safely,” said Chris Marquette, senior vice president of Ergon’s Petroleum Specialties Marketing Division. “Our entire team is committed to resuming supply for our loyal customers as soon as possible.”

Updates regarding production will be posted on

About Ergon:

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

Contact Information:

Kathy Potts
Director of Marketing Communications

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