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Flint Hills refinery closure makes for higher-priced asphalt

...asphalt oil used for state Transportation Department Northern Region projects must now be trucked up from Tesoro's Nikiski refinery.Tracked bi-weekly by DOT, the base, or "rack" price of asphalt oil is actually less than last year. Through...
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...
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...
Governor Parnell tours Tesoro's new processing control room and signs bills

...Parnell accompanied by commissioners and local legislators and officials attended a bill signing ceremony at the Tesoro Nikiski refinery. "It was a pretty important day for the Tesoro refinery here in Nikiski as it was the day I signed the bill that...
Hunting, philanthropy, refinery bills signed

...the morning to autograph Senate Bill 77 and House Bill 75. In the afternoon he made his way to Tesoro Corp.'s Nikiski refinery to sign HB 287. Hunting time The gun club was a fitting setting for the signing of SB 77, which encourages big...
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...
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

Double-hulled tanker serves Nikiski refinery Tesoro Petroleum Co. has hired a double-hull tanker to serve its refineries in Nikiski, Anacortes, Wash., and Kapolei...
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...
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...


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