A firm or the part of a firm that refines products or blends and substantially changes products, or refines liquid hydrocarbons from oil and gas field gases, or recovers liquefied petroleum gases incident to petroleum refining and sells those products to resellers, retailers, reseller/retailers or ultimate consumers. "Refiner" includes any owner of products that contracts to have those products refined and then sells the refined products to resellers, retailers, or ultimate consumers.
  U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration's Energy Glossary
  means any person who owns, operates, or controls the operations of one or more refineries.
  California Energy Comission. Dictionary of Energy Terms

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  • Refiner —   [rɪ faɪnə] der, s/ , Papierherstellung: Scheibenmühle mit kegeligen messerbesetzten Rotoren für das schonende Zerfasern der Fasersuspension bei der Stoffaufbereitung. (Papier) …   Universal-Lexikon

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  • refiner — The occupier of a refinery. HM Customs & Revenue Glossary * * * refiner UK US /rɪˈfaɪnər/ noun [C] ► PRODUCTION a company that makes different products from a basic product, usually oil or sugar: »The nation s leading refiner and retailer of… …   Financial and business terms

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  • refiner — valytuvas statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. clean machine; cleaner; refiner vok. Reinigungsanlage, f rus. очиститель, m; установка очистки, f pranc. installation pour raffinage, f; machine de nettoyage, f …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • refiner — refine ► VERB 1) remove impurities or unwanted elements from. 2) make minor changes so as to improve (a theory or method). DERIVATIVES refiner noun …   English terms dictionary

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