Flowood, Miss. - Ergon Terminaling Inc. has announced the finalization of an agreement to purchase a fuels terminal in Hugheston, West Virginia, from Baker Oil Company. After equipment upgrades are made to facilitate quick and efficient loading, the facility will offer a full slate of wholesale gasoline and distillate products beginning in the spring of 2022.
"We are very excited about the opportunity to sell fuels in the southern part of West Virginia, offering products made in the state from local crudes," commented Kirk Latson, senior vice president of fuels marketing for Ergon.
The terminal will be supplied by Ergon â€“ West Virginia Inc. (EWV), the only refinery in the state of West Virginia and part of the Ergon family of companies since 1997. EWV runs locally produced conventional crude as well as Marcellus/Utica shale production that is in close proximity to the refinery. In addition to base oils and waxes, the refinery produces E10 gasoline and ultra low sulfur diesel.
Ergon Terminaling is the pipeline and terminaling arm of the Ergon companies, committed to ensuring the highest standards of quality, safety, efficiency and environmental responsibility as they receive, store and load products for customers in the chemical, asphalt and oil industries.
Ergon Inc. is a privately owned company that operates in six primary business segments: Refining & Marketing, Specialty Chemicals, Asphalt & Emulsions, Midstream & Logistics, Oil & Gas, and Construction & Real Estate. Within Ergon's refining segment, Ergon Refining Inc. is the world's leading producer of specialty naphthenic oils and Ergon - West Virginia Inc. is a major manufacturer of Group I and Group II paraffinic base oils. Product lines include HyGold base oils, HyPrene process oils, HyVolt dielectric fluids and HyPrint ink oils.
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