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  • noun Plural form of refinery.

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Examples

  • While the oil tanker drivers were working, the main refineries were also targeted and the tanker drivers let the strikers know where they were going, allowing for flying pickets to turn them back at their destination.

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  • While the oil tanker drivers were working, the main refineries were also targeted and the tanker drivers let the strikers know where they were going, allowing for flying pickets to turn them back at their destination.

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  • Andrews had been a day laborer in refineries, and so poor that his wife took in sewing.

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  • Andrews had been a day laborer in refineries, and so poor that his wife took in sewing.

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  • Andrews had been a day laborer in refineries, and so poor that his wife took in sewing.

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  • I think the whole reason the oil companies want new refineries is because fixing older units would take their money while they will probably get handouts and subsidies to open new ones.

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  • Commuting to work at the port and refineries is a small price to pay to avoid drowning.

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  • SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL: But in the case of Iranian crude that gets refined overseas, we think a very, very small amount of it ever comes into the U.S. market because most of the Iranian crude gets refined in Asian refineries or in European refineries, and is actually consumed there.

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  • Some of it, like the money spent on pipe lines and refineries, is not necessarily of a recurring nature; but it is surprising how many "nonrecurring" items do, in fact recur time and again.

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  • PARIS-French drivers rushed to fill their tanks Sunday after striking workers at petrol shortages as families hit the road for the mid-term refineries spread Tuesday to facilities owned by ExxonMobil Corp., raising the pressure on Total SA and the petrol shortages, pushing their demands as families hit the road for mid-term refineries spread Tuesday to facilities owned by ExxonMobil Corp.

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