Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions, Inc. Inks Lease Agreement with Blueknight

Tue., Nov 30, 2010

Jackson, MS — Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions, Inc., announced today a long-term lease agreement with Blueknight Energy Partners, L.P. for 20 of its production facilities. Originally leased by Ergon in May of 2009, the facilities have provided the Company with a substantially increased production capacity in the asphalt and emulsion sector. "These facilities have been enormous assets to our pavement preservation line," said Baxter Burns, Executive Vice President, Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions, Inc. "Keeping them in our lineup ensures the continued success of our operations." 

Jimmy Langdon, Senior Vice President - Operations, Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions, Inc., stated, "This agreement affords the company, our customers and our workforce a long-term stable environment to continue development of our markets."

Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions, Inc., is an Ergon company and operates as an asphalt and emulsion producer and marketer. The company specializes in the development of superior engineered paving and preservation products.


About Ergon, Inc.

Ergon, Inc. is privately held, and operates under six primary business segments: Refining & Marketing, Asphalt & Emulsions, Transportation & Terminaling, Oil and Gas, Embedded Computing and Real Estate. Ergon owns and operates three petroleum refineries located in Mississippi, Arkansas and West Virginia, producing gasoline, low sulfur diesel, lubricant and process base oils, asphalts and other specialty products.  

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Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions, Inc.
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