Ergon Refining, Inc., Announces Expansion at its Vicksburg, MS Refinery

Wed., Sep 19, 2012

Jackson, MS – Ergon Refining, Inc., announced today the planned expansion of its naphthenic specialty oil refinery in Vicksburg, Mississippi. The five-phase, $147 million expansion plan encompasses new administrative and laboratory facilities, a new technical development center and upgrades to the refining units to increase product diversity and quality control. “This expansion is a positive indicator for Vicksburg and reinforces our administration’s progressive approach toward economic development for our community,” said Mayor Winfield.

Leslie Lampton, Ergon Refining’s Chairman stated, “This investment in our Vicksburg refinery is not only an investment in our facility, but in Vicksburg as well. These upgrades allow Ergon Refining to continue to deliver the highest quality products in our markets.”

Phase one of the expansion is slated to begin in October, 2012, with all phases to be completed in 2015.

About Ergon Refining, Inc.
Ergon Refining, Inc., (ER) is one of the world’s largest producers of naphthenic specialty oils. The company supplies base, process and electrical insulating oils to customers around the globe. ERI is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ergon, Inc.

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