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AUSTRALIA'S OLDEST OIL REFINERY
Shell’s Clyde refinery & Gore Bay terminal supply about 40 percent of Sydney’s petroleum requirements and about 50 per cent of New South Wales needs .Built in the early 1920s, it has been in operation longer than any other oil refinery in Australia.It has been owned by Shell since 1928 and is located in Clyde where the Parramatta River and the Duck River join, 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) west of Sydney. The refinery is also the site of the first polypropylene (PP) plant in Australia, that was commissioned by Shell in 1970–1971 and that has a capacity of 25,000 tonnes per year.
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