Tricor Refining, LLC


Tricor Refining, LLC is located in Bakersfield, California at the site of the Golden Bear Oil Specialties Refinery.

The refinery was purchased in 2001 by Ergon, Inc. and San Joaquin Refining Co., Inc. The facility has been redesigned into a processing, transloading and storage facility for Haz Mat, non-hazardous material, petroleum products and asphalt. Tricor offers processing capabilities for industrial asphalt customers with its two asphalt blowing stills, emulsion plant and polymer plant.

In addition, Tricor offers for sale, its well know Golden Bear Preservation Products, SC and MC cutback asphalts and asphalt emulsions. With over 500,000 barrels of asphalt storage and 38 heated railcar unloading spots, Tricor is able to provide economical transloading, tank leasing and to a variety of asphalt customers for their long-term or short-term needs.

Tricor also offers an additional 500,000 barrels of storage tanks for transloading by truck and rail of other petroleum products, such as diesel fuel, process oils, lubricants, Bio Diesel, and other non-flammable petroleum cuts.

With our strategic location in Central California near both Interstate 5 and California Route 99 and direct access to both the Burlington Northern and Union Pacific railroads, Tricor is in an excellent location to service a variety of customer needs.

Ergon, Inc. and San Joaquin Refining Co., Inc are both privately held refiners, processors transporters and marketers of petroleum products located in Jackson, Mississippi and Bakersfield, California, respectively.