noun, plural re·fin·er·ies.
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He and other villages organized a demonstration and a social media campaign to have the makeshift refineries that had mushroomed in Tal Mashhan removed.
Satellite imagery collated by his team shows that between 2013 and 2017, there were 330 clusters of makeshift refineries across the self-administered region—comprising somewhere between 10,000 and 15,000 refineries of varying sizes.
The planned project includes a refinery, a cement plant, power generators, and an offshore wind farm.Cheap renewables could make green hydrogen a practical replacement for fossil fuels|Katie McLean|February 24, 2021|MIT Technology Review
The SPB sold government-funded smelters and refineries that had been operated by Alcoa to two new competitors — Reynolds Metals and Kaiser Aluminum.Breaking up Big Tech can’t save American democracy by itself|Jordan Howell|January 31, 2021|Washington Post
While a tighter supply chain is easier to regulate, it also lets Mars “shorten the pipeline” from plantation to refinery, lowering costs, Parkin said.‘We’re weeding out the bad actors’: Mars says its M&Ms no longer contribute to deforestation|Bernhard Warner|October 6, 2020|Fortune
Refinery management had normalized the occurrences of hazardous conditions.
The condensate is then supposed to be routed into the pipeline system that delivers the crude to the nearby refinery.
We fought in Mosul 10 days,” Jasim said, “then they sent us to Bayji to help the army liberate the refinery.Bikers of Baghdad: Sunnis, Shias, Skulls, ‘Harleys,’ and Iraqi Flags|Jacob Siegel|July 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By Tuesday night, ISIS was in control of Bayji, a major oil refinery city that stood north between Tikrit and Mosul.The Paper Tiger of the Tigris: How ISIS Took Tikrit Without a Fight|Andrew Slater|June 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This unusually severe judgment was the first criminal conviction of a refinery operation under the Clean Air Act.
Many dyers' furnaces, a little silver refinery, and perhaps a bakery have also been noticed.
The lead remaining, which is extremely rich in silver, is then taken to the refinery, and treated in the usual manner.
On the edge of the town is located the refinery of the company, connected by pipe lines with the wells, a few miles distant.
But this mode of refinery, consisting in the use of a reverberatory furnace alone, did not produce altogether the desired result.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
This pot has a lining of refinery slag, which is melted, as the apparatus revolves, to get it to adhere to the sides.