Yorktown Refinery

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Coordinates: 37°12′45.9″N 76°26′51.6″W / 37.212750°N 76.447667°W / 37.212750; -76.447667 Yorktown Refinery was an oil refinery located alongside of the York River built in 1956. It is now used by Plains All American Pipeline LP as a rail and water oil terminal.

The refinery used to be operated by Giant Industries and earlier operated by BP/Amoco.[1] Giant Industries was acquired by Western Refining in 2007. The refinery can run high TAN crude oil (crude oil with a high content of naphthenic acids). The refining operations were shut down in the fall of 2010.

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  1. ^ "Giant Industry refining". Retrieved 2006-11-06. 

Virginia's only oil refinery becoming storage facility [1]

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  1. ^ http://hamptonroads.com/2012/12/virginias-only-oil-refinery-becoming-storage-facility