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synonyms for refinery

  • refiner
  • cleaner
  • cleanser
  • detergent
  • disinfectant
  • filter
  • fumigator
  • wash
  • clarifier
  • decontaminant
  • deodorizer
  • sanitizer
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The Chapter 11 process provides Limetree with the clearest path to maximize the value of our estate for our stakeholders while safely preparing the refinery for an extended shutdown.
ST. CROIX REFINERY FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY AMID MOUNTING COMPLAINTS FROM RESIDENTSJULIET EILPERIN, DINO GRANDONIJULY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Many are choosing to hone their business in on the most efficient, high-yielding assets—rigs, drilling rights, refineries, pipelines, and the like—and sell off whatever’s particularly carbon-intense.
BLACKROCK’S LARRY FINK IS CALLING BS ON BIG OIL’S CLIMATE STRATEGYTIM MCDONNELLJULY 13, 2021QUARTZ
One in Philadelphia led to the permanent closure in 2019 of what had been the largest oil refinery on the East Coast.
ENGINEERS RAISE ALARMS OVER THE RISK OF MAJOR EXPLOSIONS AT LNG PLANTSWILL ENGLUNDJUNE 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The refinery, which used to operate under the name Hovensa before shutting down nearly a decade ago and changing ownership, is a major employer and source of revenue for the territory.
AFTER ANOTHER LEAK, EPA PROBES WHETHER ST. CROIX REFINERY POSES ‘AN IMMINENT RISK TO PEOPLE’S HEALTH’JULIET EILPERIN, DARRYL FEARSMAY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In the summer of 1941 the Bomber Mafia identified strategic “choke points” — power plants, oil refineries, aircraft factories — to be attacked should the United States enter the war.
WRESTLING WITH THE STRATEGY — AND MORALITY — OF THE FIREBOMBING OF JAPANDIANA PRESTONAPRIL 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The area used to be a swamp—in fact the name means “the sea was here”—and now it houses an oil refinery and several other industrial plants which might not be what cruise ship passengers are expecting when they dock in Venice.
VENICE HAS BANNED CRUISE SHIPS BUT THAT WON’T STOP THEMBARBIE LATZA NADEAUAPRIL 23, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
When it comes to the refinery, the refinery always gets its way.
THE ISLAND WHERE IT RAINED OILJULIET EILPERIN, DARRYL FEARS, SALWAN GEORGESMARCH 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
HOW SYRIA'S DECADE-LONG WAR HAS LEFT A TOXIC ENVIRONMENTAL LEGACYJOSEPH HINCKSMARCH 15, 2021TIME
He and other villages organized a demonstration and a social media campaign to have the makeshift refineries that had mushroomed in Tal Mashhan removed.
HOW SYRIA'S DECADE-LONG WAR HAS LEFT A TOXIC ENVIRONMENTAL LEGACYJOSEPH HINCKSMARCH 15, 2021TIME
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 FUELSKATIE MCLEANFEBRUARY 24, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
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WORDS RELATED TO REFINERY

  • clarifier
  • cleaning agent
  • cleanser
  • disinfectant
  • refiner
  • refinery
  • soap
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