EL PASO, Texas, June 1, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Western Refining (NYSE:WNR) has a long standing policy of not commenting on pending lawsuits. However, Western notes that it has no record of having purchased any products from a company named Continental Fuels as alleged in this recently filed lawsuit.
Western Refining rejects any implications, from any source, that it is, or has been, involved in any unlawful activities in the United States or Mexico, or the encouragement of such activities.
About Western Refining
Western Refining, Inc. is an independent refining and marketing company headquartered in El Paso, Texas. Western operates refineries in El Paso, and Gallup, New Mexico. Western's asset portfolio also includes refined products terminals in Albuquerque and Bloomfield, New Mexico and Yorktown, Virginia; asphalt terminals in Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona, Albuquerque, and El Paso; retail service stations and convenience stores in Arizona, Colorado, and New Mexico; a fleet of crude oil and finished product truck transports; and wholesale petroleum products operations in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, and Utah. More information about the Company is available at www.wnr.com.
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