November 25, 2020

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Ergon expands storage capacity at Antwerp, Belgium, Terminal

Ergon expands storage capacity at Antwerp, Belgium, Terminal
Photo courtesy of Ergon

Ergon International Inc. announced that it is expanding storage capacity at its Antwerp, Belgium, Terminal, by adding three new storage tanks. This will increase capacity by 9,000 cubic metre (cbm) or approximately 57,000 barrels, bringing total capacity at the terminal to 39,000 cbm or 245,000 barrels.

The expansion project is scheduled for completion in October 2020, Ergon, the world’s leading naphthenic oil producer, announced on LinkedIn.

“Secure supply of specialty oils for our customers is always a top priority for Ergon,” said Per Dahlstedt, general manager of Ergon International.  “The Antwerp Terminal expansion increases Ergon’s footprint and enhances security of supply for customers by allowing for rapid response in this demanding and fast-moving market.”

Ergon Refining Inc. is the world’s largest producer of specialty naphthenic oils and Ergon – West Virginia Inc. is a major manufacturer of Group I and Group II paraffinic base oils. Ergon International Inc. markets and distributes Ergon specialty oils, including insulating, base and process oils, in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, India, Indonesia and Asia.

Ergon International, Inc., based in Brussels, Belgium, distributes a reliable supply of specialty naphthenic insulating oils, base oils and process oils to customers in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, India and Asia. Ergon International’s supply and distribution network is centered on strategically located crude and process oil storage terminals. These terminals serve as distribution points for products manufactured by Ergon Refining, Inc., and various third parties. 

Ergon International is part of Ergon, Inc., a family owned and operated business formed in 1954 by Leslie Lampton Sr., then known as Lampton Oil Company. All of the companies Lampton established were brought together in 1970 under the name Ergon, which in Greek means a measure of work. 

The organization expanded under his direction to include seven primary business segments: Refining & Marketing, Specialty Chemicals, Asphalt & Emulsions, Oil & Gas, Midstream & Logistics, Construction & Real Estate, and Corporate & Other. Ergon, Inc. is  based in Jackson, Mississippi, U.S.A.

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