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Parnell asks lawmakers to extend Tesoro contract

...extend the contract. "I think they were interested in securing a longer term supply with us," he said.Tesoro's Nikiski refinery produces two to three million gallons of refined petroleum products per day and is the largest taxpayer in the Kenai...
A Cook Inlet Catch 22

...fate in our own hands and have our own source." Tesoro External Affairs Manager Matt Gill said officials at the Nikiski refinery have "significant concerns" about Cook Inlet natural gas supply and price. "It is going to have some substantial...
Tesoro Alaska hoping for continued market stability

...ensure the status quo at the Nikiski refinery. "1999 was just an unusually...and throughout the state, the Nikiski refinery remained essentially untouched...reserves in Cook Inlet. The Nikiski refinery, built in 1969, purchases...
Business Briefs

...Tesoro Alaska vice president and general counsel. The Nikiski refinery processes about 50,000 barrels of crude per day...from the producers rather than from the state. The Nikiski refinery has taken smaller deliveries -- about 100,000...
Wanted: Cook Inlet crude

Tom Brook prepares to test jet fuel in the lab at Tesoro's Nikiski refinery earlier this month. An industry support group heard from Tesoro on Tuesday. Photo by M. Scott Moon A spokesman for Tesoro told...
Industrial plants focus efforts on worker, community safety

...harmful when inhaled. Steve Hoogland, the manager of safety and education at Tesoro Alaska Petroleum Co., said the Nikiski refinery works very hard to ensure worker and community safety. "Prevention has always got to be the focus," Hoogland...
Seizing his opportunities

...Kenai's Cameron McGahan, 21, it came knocking with both fists. A few months ago, McGahan landed a job at Tesoro's Nikiski refinery. He had been working at the plant for a little over three years as a contractor with the hope of getting hired by...
Refinery's future hangs in balance

...where refining costs are cheaper. He said the Nikiski refinery lost close to $3.3 million in the fourth quarter...early February, said Rod Cason, manager of the Nikiski refinery. The local price of gasoline has risen 15 cents...
Nikiski operation boosted by 30 years of investment

Tesoro built the Nikiski refinery in 1969, with an initial capacity to process 17,500 barrels of Cook Inlet crude per day. Nearly 30 years of investment have...
Telling times ahead for Kenai Peninsula

...percent. Tesoro Petroleum Corp. recently began a two-month study to determine whether it should close or sell its Nikiski refinery. In fisheries, Ward's Cove Packing Co. closed its Kenai processing plant last year, and Icicle Seafoods Inc...


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