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refine

 [re-fīn]
to purify or free from foreign matter.

re·fine

(rē-fīn'),
To free from impurities.

re·fine

(rĕ-fīn')
To free from impurities.

re·fine

(rē-fīn')
To free from impurities.

refine

to purify or free from foreign matter.
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Valero, California's fourth largest oil refiner made $342 million in California from refining, its best quarter ever in the segment.
But the rise of crude-by-rail after his acquisitions let PBF and other surviving East Coast refiners tap that inland bounty and reduce reliance on imports.
SK Innovation Co Ltd, which owns SK Energy Co Ltd, South Korea's largest refiner, said it is looking into ways to minimise position risks against falling crude prices.
The tax break will stay in place until refiners have recovered the cost of the upgrades.
This metalcaster was not performing testing to validate grain size in its castings, so there wasn't a way to know if the grain refiner addition process was producing the finer grains desired in the castings.
Essentially there are three critical factors that the refiner controls, which apply to virtually all precious metal bearing materials.
Our experiment focused exclusively on the direct relationship between the refiner and branded dealers.
Refiners bought billions of dollars worth of oil but were suddenly unable to pay for it legally after India's central bank caved in to Western demands and stopped clearing payments.
For all tests, various sizes of the iron refiner plate castings (which fir in the 20 x 24-in.
nd] quarter of 2015, Chevron, the state's largest refiner, made $731 Million in profit on their refining.
These hard spots, according to Sadayappan, are reactions between the boron grain refiner and impurities in the alloys, and can produce comet tails during polishing causing rejection of finished components.
July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Valero reported $294 million in second quarter California profits, more than ten times higher than the same quarter last year when the Texas refiner made $24 million.