MINNEAPOLIS — Environmental groups and Flint Hills Resources announced an agreement Tuesday to cut greenhouse gas emissions and smog-forming air pollution from the company's planned upgrade at Minnesota's largest oil refinery.
BISMARCK — A diesel refinery near Dickinson could be operational as soon as late 2014, processing 20,000 barrels of Bakken crude oil per day and helping meet the state’s demand for diesel, officials announced Thursday.
Amy Dalrymple and Bryan Horwath
, February 08, 2013
BISMARCK — Backers of a new refinery in North Dakota say a bill asking for a tax exemption for oil refined in the state was a “fiasco,” but a corrected bill expected to be filed today would benefit the state.
BISMARCK — A tax break for oil that’s processed in North Dakota would help make new refineries profitable and would pay for itself though increased economic growth, a developer told state lawmakers Wednesday.
CARACAS, Venezuela — A huge explosion rocked Venezuela’s biggest oil refinery and unleashed a ferocious fire Saturday, killing at least 26 people and injuring more than 80 others in one of the deadliest disasters ever to hit the country’s key oil industry.
RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — A major fire at one of the country’s biggest oil refineries that sent hundreds of people to hospitals with complaints of breathing problems will push gas prices above $4 a gallon on the West Coast, analysts said Tuesday.
The Stark County Commission approved a request Tuesday by WBI Energy to rezone 274 acres of land between Dickinson and South Heart from agricultural to industrial for the construction of a diesel refinery.
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