United Refining Company

The United Refining Company was founded in 1902 by Harry Logan in Warren, Pennsylvania. The company refines gasoline, kerosene, diesel fuel and asphalt at its Warren oil refinery, which is located on Pennsylvania Avenue along the shore of the Allegheny River. The gasoline and diesel fuel produced at the United Refining Company refinery is sold at […]

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Mobil Oil Refinery

When in operation, The Elk Street Mobil Oil refinery in Buffalo, New York, was one of only seven Mobil Oil refineries in the nation. The facility, which was taken out of operation in 1981, sprawled over five city blocks and had the capability to refine 43,000 barrels of oil per day. Throughout its operation, the […]

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Kendall Refining Company

The Kendall Refining Company was established in 1881 in Bradford, Pennsylvania, by Eli Loomis, William Willis and Robert Childs. Bradford was selected as a site for a refinery because it’s close to the large and highly productive oil fields of Northwestern Pennsylvania and in the Southern Tier of New York State. The Bradford oil field […]

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Ashland Oil

Lipsitz & Ponterio, LLC represents numerous former and retired workers who were once employed at the Ashland Oil, Tonawanda, NY refinery.  In recent years,  former employees at Ashland Oil have developed and died of mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. Our Firm has represented Ashland Oil workers with mesothelioma who worked in a wide variety of jobs at the plant. Some of these […]

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History of Ashland, Inc.

The history of Ashland Inc. (Ashland Oil) began in 1910 when J. Fred Miles founded the Swiss Drilling Company in Oklahoma. The growth of Ashland Inc. occurred during the years following the federal government’s breakup of the Standard Oil monopoly in 1911, during a time when low prices offered for crude oil made it difficult […]

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Ashland Oil Locations

Robinson, Illinois Ashland, Kansas Ashland, Kentucky Catlettsburg, Kentucky Henderson, Kentucky Garyville, Louisiana Detroit, Michigan St. Paul Park, Minnesota Tonawanda, New York Canton, Ohio Columbus, Ohio South Point, Ohio Texas City, Texas Kenova, West Virginia Spencer, West Virginia

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