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Former Va refinery gets makeover for new mission

Monday - 12/24/2012, 7:42am  ET

YORKTOWN, Va. - A former oil refinery in Yorktown is getting a makeover for a new mission.

The Virginian-Pilot ( http://bit.ly/UfVH0Z) reports that Plains All American Pipeline LP is converting the 600-acre facility into a storage depot and transportation hub for petroleum products. The project will cost at least $35 million.

The previous owner, Western Refining, close the refinery two years. It was the only oil refinery in Virginia.

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Information from: The Virginian-Pilot, http://pilotonline.com


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