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North Pole Refinery tax assessment cut by more than half

FAIRBANKS - The North Pole Refinery has been assessed at less than half of its 2014 value and the result will likely be a larger-than-expected tax hit for the...
Flint Hills: North Pole Refinery will close

ANCHORAGE - Flint Hills Resources announced Tuesday that it will close its North Pole refinery, shuttering a major employer in the Fairbanks area and eliminating a local source of gasoline, jet fuel, heating fuel and other...
Refinery closure leads to higher asphalt expense

...cost of asphalt, a consequence predicted when the North Pole refinery stopped producing asphalt oil June 1.Asphalt oil...Hills Resources Alaska announced it would close the North Pole refinery June 1.Frank Ganley, a construction engineer for...
North Pole refinery status in question

FAIRBANKS - The company owning a North Pole refinery is reviewing its options for the facility's operations as market conditions worsen. Flint Hills Resources has already begun...
Refinery owner loses water cleanup legal challenge

FAIRBANKS - A North Pole refinery owner has lost its latest challenge in a long-running attempt...Alaska cannot pursue damages against the former owner of its North Pole refinery, Williams Alaska Petroleum, a Superior Court judge has ruled...
State sues over North Pole refinery contamination

FAIRBANKS - The state of Alaska has sued current and former owners of a North Pole refinery, claiming both caused or failed to stop a chemical spill that has damaged soil and groundwater.The lawsuit filed Thursday claims...
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Gas production ends at North Pole Refinery

FAIRBANKS - Gasoline production has ended at the North Pole Refinery.Flint Hills Resources spokesman Jeff Cook said Thursday gasoline production ended at 12:01 a.m.The move is the first step...
Former refinery owner asks judge for lawsuit dismissal

FAIRBANKS - The former owner of the North Pole refinery has asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit blaming the...ultimately contaminated the ground water surrounding the North Pole refinery," the court papers state. James West, a property...
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North Pole refinery shuts down one of three processing units

...significantly alter the refinery. Gov. Sarah Palin in December announced a cooperative effort "positioning the North Pole Refinery for long-term success." Palin cited the refinery's positive economic impact as an employer in Fairbanks and...
Costs, fuel sales drop lead North Pole refinery to shut down unit

...decision to shut down a crude oil refining unit at the North Pole Refinery, which will cost 35 to 40 jobs, according to a...demand," Cook said.The company earlier said the North Pole refinery faced a competitive disadvantage. Refining consumes...


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