Ergon Refining, Inc. Achieves New Environmental Standard

Fri., Feb 25, 2011

Vicksburg, MS — Ergon Refining, Inc., (ERI) announced today it has obtained ISO 14001:2004 certification as of November 18, 2010. ERI received its certification from ABS Quality Evaluations, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, after meeting all Quality Management System requirements.

The ISO 14001:2004 is an internationally recognized standard that specifies the requirements for an environmentally efficient management system. For ERI, the Environment Management System applies to the manufacturing, blending, storing and handling of naphthenic process oils, asphalts, and specialty products, including laboratory and product services support. ERI implemented the standard over a 12-month period. ISO 14001:2004 has been implemented by approximately 200,000 organizations around the world*.

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About Ergon Refining, Inc.
Ergon Refining, Inc., is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ergon, Inc.
Ergon, Inc., is privately held and operates under six primary business segments: Refining & Marketing, Asphalt & Emulsions, Transportation & Terminaling, Oil & 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, electrical insulated oil, asphalts and other specialty products.

Jim Temple
Director of Communications