Former Yorktown refinery gets makeover for new mission

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Associated Press

Posted on December 24, 2012 at 8:41 AM

YORKTOWN (AP) -- A former oil refinery in Yorktown is getting a makeover for a new mission.

The Virginian-Pilot 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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