Ergon Refining Announces Updated Startup Plan for Vicksburg Refinery

Wed., Apr 1, 2020

VICKSBURG, Miss. – Ergon's naphthenic refinery in Vicksburg, Mississippi, began a planned turnaround on March 5, 2020. Originally scheduled for a 26-day duration, completion of the turnaround is expected to be delayed approximately one month due to implementation of best practices to manage the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Product inventories are expected to remain tight in light of the delayed startup, but our team remains committed to meeting customer needs. Read More…


Thu., Mar 19, 2020

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COVID-19 Response

Fri., Mar 13, 2020

The impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been rapid and the response by communities, governments and businesses continues to evolve just as rapidly. Ergon is committed to the health and safety of our employees and the customers and communities we serve. Like others, we are closely monitoring the status of the virus and heeding the cautions of federal, state and local authorities, as well as instituting best practices recommended by expert health organizations. Read More…

Ergon Refining Announces March 2020 Turnaround

Thu., Jan 23, 2020

VICKSBURG, Miss., U.S. – Beginning March 5, 2020, Ergon's naphthenic refinery in Vicksburg, Mississippi, will undergo a planned turnaround. In addition to necessary maintenance and upkeep, Ergon is reinvesting in process safety and reliability improvements to ensure longevity of systems and operations. Read More…

Ergon Purchases Resinall

Thu., Aug 2, 2018

JACKSON, Miss. — Ergon, Inc., announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Ergon Chemicals, LLC, completed the purchase of Resinall Corp, Resinall Mississippi Inc., Industrial Transport Inc., and Resinall QALICB, LLC, (Resinall) on August 1, 2018. Resinall is a manufacturer of thermoplastic resins and polymers with manufacturing facilities in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and Severn, North Carolina. This acquisition moves Ergon into the specialty chemicals market, building upon the company’s commitment to being a global leader in the refining and marketing of specialty products. Read More…

Kris Patrick Named President of Ergon Refining, Inc., and Ergon - West Virginia, Inc.

Mon., Dec 11, 2017

JACKSON, Miss. -- Ergon has named Kris Patrick President of Ergon Refining, Inc., and Ergon - West Virginia, Inc., the company’s naphthenic and paraffinic refineries. In this new role, he will provide leadership in the areas of manufacturing operations, supply and distribution, planning, and sales and marketing for Ergon’s Refining & Marketing business sector. Read More…

Hurricane Harvey Update

Fri., Sep 1, 2017

Jackson, Miss., USA – Our thoughts are with the residents of Texas and Louisiana who are impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Read More…

Ergon Expands Operations in Asia

Fri., Dec 2, 2016

JACKSON, Miss. – Ergon, currently the world’s largest producer of naphthenic specialty products and second largest manufacturer of bright stock, has announced continued global expansion with a new bulk storage terminal in Ulsan, South Korea, as well as a new regional office in Singapore. Read More…

Ergon's New Bright Stock HyGold 5000BS Now Available

Mon., Sep 26, 2016

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Ergon Refining Wins PlantWeb Excellence Award

Tue., Feb 17, 2015

Vicksburg, Miss. — Ergon Refining, Inc. was awarded the 2014 PlantWeb Excellence Award by the Emerson Global Users Exchange, a non-profit organization that facilitates the exchange of non-proprietary information with an emphasis on the technologies, solutions and services of Emerson Process Management’s PlantWeb architecture. Read More…

Ergon Europe Selects Orbichem Petrochemicals as its Exclusive Naphthenic Oil Distributor in South Africa

Wed., Nov 5, 2014

Waterloo, Belgium — Ergon Europe MEA, Inc., today announced it has appointed Orbichem Petrochemicals Pty Ltd (Orbichem) as its exclusive naphthenic insulating oil, base oil, and process oil distributor in South Africa and the sub-Saharan African region. Read More…

Ergon Europe Distributes Insulating Oil in Flexi Bags to EPE Electro Industries in Algeria

Tue., Aug 26, 2014

Waterloo, Belgium – Using flexi bags, an environmentally friendly form of base oil transportation, Ergon Europe MEA, Inc., (Ergon Europe) transported its HyVolt I insulating oil to the transformer manufacturer EPE Electro Industries (EPE) in Tizi Ouzou, Algeria, near Azgazga. Receiving oil via flexi bag was a new experience for EPE, a leading manufacturer of distribution transformers in North and West Africa. Read More…

Ergon Announces Plans for Growth at Appalachian Basin Facilities

Tue., Jul 1, 2014

Jackson, Miss. – Ergon, Inc., today announced plans to enhance its subsidiaries’ facilities in the Appalachian Basin. The Appalachian Basin comprises the prolific Marcellus Shale and Utica Shale Plays. Several Ergon subsidiaries, including Ergon - West Virginia, Inc., its refinery, acquired from Quaker State in 1997, Ergon Oil Purchasing, Inc., Ergon Terminaling, Inc., Ergon Trucking, Inc., and Magnolia Marine Transport Company, have operated in the region for more than 17 years. Read More…

New HyVolt Truck is an Award Winner at The Great American Trucking Show

Fri., Feb 7, 2014

Jackson, MS – Ergon Trucking, Inc.’s new HyVolt-wrapped truck received third place in the “Working Combo - Company Truck - 2013 & Newer” category at Overdrive’s Pride and Polish Competition. The event took place at The Great American Trucking Show, which was held in Dallas, Texas, from August 22 - 24, 2013. Read More…

Ergon’s Marquette, Dukes Accept New Positions

Fri., Feb 7, 2014

Jackson, MS – Ergon, Inc., (Ergon), announced today that Chris Marquette has accepted the position of Insulating Oils Account Manager for the Petroleum Specialties Marketing Division (PSMD). Chris has been at Ergon for three years, and previously served as PSMD Global Administrator. In his new role, Chris will be responsible for managing Ergon’s HyVolt Electrical Insulating Oils business sector. Read More…

Ergon Announces New Roles for Busbea, Puckett

Fri., Jun 14, 2013

Jackson, MS, USA – Ergon, Inc., (Ergon), announced today that Craig Busbea, the former Vice President of Petroleum Specialties Marketing – North & South America, has accepted the position of Vice President of Business Development for the Refining & Marketing segment of the Ergon family of companies effective June 10, 2013. With nearly three decades of experience in the refining industry, all of which were at Ergon, Craig will play an increasingly important role in the development and growth of the company. Read More…

Ergon Europe Announces Increased Storage Capacity

Tue., May 14, 2013

Waterloo, Belgium - Ergon Europe MEA, Inc. announced today that six tanks at the Sea Tank Terminal in Antwerp, Belgium, have been added to the company’s storage network. This addition has increased Ergon Europe’s overall storage capacity by more than 30% to 24,000 m3 (151,000 barrels). The newly leased storage units, which went online on January 1, 2013 have increased the company’s total number of tanks to 16. Read More…

Operations Resume at Ergon Refining

Thu., Mar 21, 2013

As of March 10, 2013, all operations have been restarted at Ergon Refining, Inc.'s facility in Vicksburg, Mississippi, following a scheduled turnaround for maintenance and upkeep. The refinery is performing at optimal levels and achieving targeted production. Read More…

Ergon Companies Provided Assistance During Vicksburg Barge Incident

Tue., Feb 19, 2013

When two unaffiliated barges carrying crude oil collided with a Vicksburg, Mississippi, rail bridge on January 27, 2013, Ergon companies were among the first to respond. Read More…

Vicksburg Barge Accident Not Affecting Ergon Customers

Tue., Jan 29, 2013

On Sunday, January 27, 2013, two unaffiliated barges carrying crude oil collided with a railroad bridge on the Mississippi River near Vicksburg, MS. Read More…

Upcoming Turnaround at Ergon Refining

Fri., Jan 18, 2013

Beginning February 1, 2013, Ergon Refining, Inc. Vicksburg, Mississippi, refinery will undergo a planned turnaround to allow for necessary maintenance and upkeep. The turnaround process will last a total of 29 days. Read More…

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. Read More…

Ergon Refining – Isaac Aftermath

Fri., Aug 31, 2012

Isaac is no longer in the immediate vicinity of Vicksburg, Mississippi. The refinery weathered the event undamaged and continued to operate during the storm. Additionally, there have been no supply disruptions. As always, Ergon is committed to providing for its customers regardless of any obstacles in our path. Read More…

Ergon to Present Paper at NPIRI

Wed., Aug 29, 2012

Ergon will be attending the NPIRI Technical Conference in Itasca, Illinois on Wednesday, October 17, 2012. Ed Casserly of Ergon will be presenting the paper, “Mineral Oils – An Update on Current Regulatory and Health and Safety Issues” starting at 10:30 AM. Read More…

Ergon Refining – Isaac Updates

Tue., Aug 28, 2012

Ergon is closely monitoring Tropical Storm Isaac as it nears the Gulf Coast. At this time, all operations are ongoing and the refinery plans to continue operating throughout the duration of the storm. Read More…

Ergon Europe to Appear at TLM 2012

Fri., Jul 27, 2012

Ergon will be attending the TLM 2012 - Transformer Life Management Symposium in Halle (Saale), Germany on September 24-25, 2012. This conference will cover current and future methods to diagnose, monitor, appraise and operate transformers. Read More…

Ergon Sponsors, Presents at UEIL

Fri., Jul 27, 2012

On October 25, 2012, Ergon will be attending the UEIL Annual Congress of the European Lubricants Industry 2012 in Lisbon, Portugal. Ergon Europe MEA, Inc., is a proud sponsor of this event. Read More…

Ergon to Present at TLLM

Fri., Jul 27, 2012

Ergon will be attending the Tire Label Legislation & Marketing Conference (TLLM) in Brussels, Belgium on October 3-4, 2012. The conference will be held at Le Meridien Hotel, and will focus on the effects new European Union legislation will have on the tire manufacturing industry, as well as new marketing methods being utilized by the industry. Read More…

Ergon to Adjust Naphthenic Prices

Fri., Jul 13, 2012

Effective Wednesday, July 18, 2012, Ergon will move pricing down $0.21 per gallon on 60 SUS oil and $0.26 per gallon on all other naphthenic products.  Read More…

Check Out Our Resources Section

Thu., Jun 28, 2012

We’re pleased to introduce a new section of the Resources page. Read More…

Mississippi River Flood – 2011

Wed., May 4, 2011

Updates on the flood's effect on our refinery in Vicksburg, MS, can be found on our Ergon North & South America website. You'll be redirected to the news bulletin in 10 seconds. Read More…

Ergon Refining, Inc. Achieves New Environmental Standard

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. Read More…

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