Coryton is situated 30 miles from London, along the Thames Estuary, well located for deep water, road and rail facilities. For many years prior to the refinery first starting in 1953, the site was an oil storage depot.

In June 2006, BP said it has decided to sell its Coryton Refinery in Essex and is holding talks with several potential buyers.
Coryton processes 172,000 barrels of crude oil a day.
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@ 2007-06-26 10:09:30
On 1st June 2007, BP completed the sale of the refinery, adjacent terminal and bitumen business to Petroplus Refining and Marketing Ltd.
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@ 2008-11-16 03:19:27
Refinery Fire on 31 Oct 2007 02:29 pm: