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My Turn: Koch Brothers close Alaska refinery while buying false TV ads

...recently decided to shut down the Flint Hills refinery in North Pole, which is owned...have said a word about the Flint Hills refinery closure. The reason? Treadwell...Koch brothers' closure of the Flint Hills refinery tells where their loyalties...
Our local governments deserve more respect

...region. The bill did not pass, and Parnell stated that had it passed, he would have vetoed it. ? Closure of Flint Hills Refinery: Interior Alaskans are dismayed to learn that this major employer in North Pole is closing up shop resulting in...
Begich says he doesn't support a carbon tax, takes aim at Koch brothers

...water." Flint Hills Resources, which is owned by Koch Industries Inc., recently announced plans to close the Flint Hills refinery at North Pole, citing the costs from the cleanup of the industrial chemical sulfolane as a major reason.Begich...
State | AK legislature
Alaska Senate hearing looks at rising fuel costs use. About 12 percent of all oil produced in state goes to the state either as value or in-kind. The Flint Hills Refinery is the only buyer of royalty oil, which comes in slightly more expensive than regular crude oil.The argument...
Gov. Sheffield stumps for in-state bullet gas line

...natural gas supplies.The "$80,000-a-year jobs disappeared," Sheffield said. The Fairbanks-based Flint Hills refinery is running at reduced capacity. The facility used to send 130 rail cars a day with jet fuel, gasoline and Naptha...
Alaska Editorial: Maintaining flow: Alyeska works to ensure pipeline keeps moving

...heats the oil. In coming years, it will add equipment to add more warmth. It also picks up some heat from the Flint Hills refinery in North Pole. Today, oil arriving in Valdez is about 40 degrees.The solution might seem to be simply add more...
Fairbanks couple aim to market vodka brand

...the distilling process. Rob has found his experience in a more unexpected place - he previously worked at the Flint Hills refinery, where he worked to transform petroleum into refined fuel.Borland said making fuel and alcohol are surprisingly...
Oil refinery operations uninterrupted by small fire injuries resulting from the fire Sunday at the Flint Hills Refinery in North Pole. It began in a service building near...deliberate" investigation as of Sunday afternoon. The Flint Hills Refinery produces petroleum products including gasoline...
Moose hunting season opens in the Interior

...issues at "It was 1997, I think," he said. Asked what happened that year, the 67-year-old supervisor at Flint Hills Refinery in North Pole grinned and replied, "I just didn't run into one." Standing next to his airboat Friday at the...
Alaska Railroad reports 23 percent drop in net income

...streamlined its departments. One of the main sources of the railroad's revenue declines was attributed to the Flint Hills refinery, one of the agency's largest customers. Flint Hills in 2008 cut production of petroleum products by 14 percent...


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