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Opening date for Pulaski County refinery pushed back

The opening day for a Pulaski County refinery is pushed back.

The Commonwealth Journal reports the June opening of the Continental Refining Company, formerly known as Somerset Refinery, is being postponed.

Officials with the company say there is still a lot of work left to do at the location to make sure the site is safe and will be profitable.

The company plans to produce several products with include 87-octane gasoline, kerosene, diesel and heating oils.

No other opening date was set.


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