Atlantic Richfield Company
Wellsville, New York

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In the community

Allegany County honors Atlantic Richfield for Wellsville project
Allegany County legislators, led by Wellsville-area County legislator Kevin LaForge, honored Atlantic Richfield Company (AR) for its efforts to clean up the former Sinclair refinery site in Wellsville, as well as its involvement in numerous community projects. more››

Trail Restoration

BP has opened the spur over the former landfill on site with good views of the wetland system
With the completion of its Genesee River project, Atlantic Richfield Company (AR) restored and re-opened an enhanced walking trail that runs along the River through the project site. more››

History

Refinery played crucial role in region’s history
Early settlers into Wellsville, New York were attracted by the beauty and the plentiful natural resources in this valley along the Genesee River. Timber was the area's first great industry, but that was replaced in the late 19th century when oil was discovered in eastern Pennsylvania and western New York. more››