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About The Refinery

AVISTA OIL operates a state-of-the-art re-refinery in Peachtree City, GA. The facility refines 35 million gallons of used oil per year and serves a variety customers with base oil, fuels and asphalt extenders.

 

The re-refinery uses Avista patented technology. Avista, the 100% owner of UES, has already built three other re-refineries in Saudi Arabia (2003), Germany (2005), and Denmark (2008). All three plants have been running at full capacity from their foundations.

 

If you would like to visit our re-refinery, do not hesitate to contact Ms. Dolly Brundidge at 770-486-8816 ex. 215.

 

Environmental Impact

In July of 2006, the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Fossil Energy, published their Used Oil Re-refining Study. The study reported that re-refining saved some of the energy content of the oil, as compared to burning the oil as fuel. The report also shows that the energy consumed in re-refining is 50% to 85% less when compared to virgin base oil refining, and transforming used oil that is currently burned into recycled base oil can save 63 million gallons of fuel per year!

 

Energy Savings

Re-refining used motor oil means less crude oil has to be pumped and refined. A savings in natural resources as well as energy. The US E.P.A. states: “If properly managed, used oil is a valuable resource that can be used as a base stock for new lubricating oil…”.

 

When used oil is re-refined instead of burned or disposed, contaminants and potentially harmful compounds that are emitted when burning used oil are instead solidified or stabilized. The contaminants are then beneficially recycled into an asphalt compound and not released to the environment.