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2011-02-04 16:00:00

DALLAS, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Holly Corporation (NYSE: HOC) announced today that inclement weather has delayed its Navajo Refinery in Artesia, New Mexico from returning to planned operating levels. The Navajo Refinery experienced a plant-wide power failure late in the day on January 26, 2011 due to an interruption in power supply from its local utility. Navajo's crude rate has been reduced to approximately 40,000 barrels per day while plant personnel continue to work to restart...

2009-08-10 06:00:00

DALLAS, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Holly Corporation (NYSE: HOC) ("Holly" or the "Company") today reported second quarter financial results. For the quarter, net income attributable to Holly Corporation stockholders was $14.6 million ($0.29 per basic and diluted share) compared to $11.5 million ($0.23 per basic and diluted share) for the same period of 2008. For the six months ended June 30, 2009, net income was $36.6 million ($0.73 per basic and diluted share) compared to $20.1...

2008-06-20 09:00:44

By Jasen Lee Deseret News Tesoro Corp.'s Salt Lake City refinery -- the largest in Utah -- was originally constructed in 1908 and was the first refinery in the valley to produce lubricating oils, harness dressings and lamp oil for local businesses. Now, the 145-acre refinery processes crude oils from Utah, Colorado, Wyoming and Canada, and manufactures gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel and liquefied petroleum gas. Nearly 100 people, including former employees and local dignitaries,...


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humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'