Updates


NEWELL, WV — Ergon – West Virginia Inc., a paraffinic refinery in Newell, West Virginia, suffered damage from two unrelated fires earlier this year. The first fire occurred on April 8 in an unoccupied maintenance shop, and the second...

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FLOWOOD, Miss. – Ergon has announced an increase in pricing of naphthenic oils in the North American market by $0.30 per gallon effective Monday, July 12, 2021. The increase will apply to all viscosities. Key drivers for this increase include t...

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NEWELL, WV — Ergon – West Virginia Inc. announced today that the force majeure declared on June 1, 2021, will be lifted effective Friday, July 9. The declaration of force majeure was the result of a significant fire at the Newell, West Virginia...

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Newell, WV — Ergon – West Virginia Inc. announced today that they have begun the process of restarting the refinery following the May 29 fire. Sales will be limited initially as the company rebuilds its inventory position. Due to damage to...

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Ergon – West Virginia continues to evaluate the extent of the damage from Saturday's fire and is in the process of planning for how and when the plant will be restarted. Once determined, the target date and any relevant updates will be shared o...

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