Mar 19, 2023

Man dies in Kansas refinery accident

Posted Mar 19, 2023 12:00 AM

MONTGOMERY COUNTY—Authorities are investigating a fatal accident at a refinery in Montgomery County, Kansas.

An employee at the Coffeyville refinery, 808 E New Street, Coffeyville,  was transported from the refinery to an area hospital following an incident on Friday, according to a statement from Brandee Stephens, Director of Corporate Affairs at the refinery. The employee died.

The refinery was undergoing maintenance activities at the time. The company has reported the incident to regulators and an investigation is underway.  Officials have not released the victim's name or additional details.

CVR Energy is a diversified holding company primarily engaged in the renewable fuels, petroleum refining and marketing business through its interest in CVR Refining and the nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing business through its interest in CVR Partners, LP.