oil refinery


A facility used to convert petroleum into gasoline, liquefied petroleum gas, heating fuel and asphalt.

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The oil refinery was shutdown for repairs and the cost of gas went up a dollar as a result as it had to be transported farther.

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With the price of crude constantly flucuating, Exxon officials in Texas must carefully weigh their decision to open a new oil refinery.

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The oil refinery was shut down for routine seasonal maintenance; therefore, all the supplies pumped from the wells had to be diverted elsewhere.

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