California Firm Pursues Refinery in North Dakota

California Firm Pursues Refinery in North Dakota

Privately held Meridian Energy Group Inc. made initial filings Wednesday to develop a refinery in the Bakken Shale play in Billings County, ND.

March 24, 2016
MDU Resources Opens Joint Venture Bakken Refinery

MDU Resources Opens Joint Venture Bakken Refinery

Bismarck, ND-based MDU Resources Group Inc. recently opened a 20,000 b/d capacity diesel refinery in Dickinson, ND, as a joint venture with Calumet Specialty Products Partners LP, a hydrocarbon products firm.

July 23, 2015

MDU Narrows Focus, Prepares to Shed E&P Business

MDU Resources Group will continue to narrow its focus to utilities, midstream and construction businesses while preparing to sell its exploration and production (E&P) unit, CEO Dave Goodin said earlier this month.

May 15, 2015
Texas Lawmakers Hear Cry For Crude Exports

Texas Lawmakers Hear Cry For Crude Exports

Not exporting U.S. crude oil is leaving billions of dollars on the table to be scooped up by Saudi Arabia and Russia, oil and gas interests said at a Texas House joint committee hearing Monday where lawmakers considered resolutions urging Washington to set U.S. oil free and hasten export approvals for liquefied natural gas (LNG).

March 10, 2015

Husky’s Ohio Refinery Could Process More Heavy Crude From Canada

In a strategy aimed at flexibility and better meeting market demands, Alberta-based Husky Energy Inc. plans to make a $300 million investment in upgrades at its Lima Refinery in northwest Ohio that would enable it to process heavy crude oil from Western Canada.

December 30, 2013

Calumet Beefing Up Refinery with Eagle Ford Link

Calumet Specialty Products Partners LP unit Calumet San Antonio Refining LLC has contracted with TexStar Midstream Logistics LP for TexStar to construct, own and operate a 30,000 b/d crude oil pipeline system to carry Eagle Ford crude oil to Calumet’s San Antonio, TX, refinery.

December 26, 2013

Tribes Interested in Building Gas Processing Plant in Bakken

The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation in western North Dakota are considering building a natural gas processing plant, a facility that would complement an oil refinery slated to begin construction in the spring.

November 27, 2013

Chevron Pascagoula Refinery Fire Comes Day After Unrelated Milford, TX Incident

The Chevron Corp.-operated West Texas Liquefied Petroleum Gas System pipeline located near Milford, TX, that exploded Thursday morning resulted in a fire that was still burning late Friday afternoon, according to the company, which on Friday morning was also dealing with an unrelated refinery fire in Pascagoula, MS, that resulted in one death and one injury.

November 15, 2013

Marcellus Pipeline to Philadelphia Seeking Gas Buyers & Backers

A group of companies, including at least two electric utilities, has begun a discussion to possibly build a large natural gas pipeline that would connect Marcellus Shale supplies with Philadelphia customers.

October 3, 2013
U.S. Oil Rail Shipments in Quandary Following Quebec Derailment

U.S. Oil Rail Shipments in Quandary Following Quebec Derailment

The future of continued robust growth in railing domestic crude oil supplies has come into question following the Quebec oil tanker car derailment in July, but the transporters don’t see a slowing trend longer term.

August 22, 2013