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Refinery closure leads to higher asphalt expense

...producing asphalt oil June 1.Asphalt oil for projects in Fairbanks and points north now has to be shipped from the Tesoro refinery in Nikiski on the Kenai Peninsula, the Alaska Journal of Commerce reported.The change has increased the cost of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-15/refinery-closure-leads-higher-asphalt-e
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Wash. refineries readying for North Dakota oil

...diversify their supply, with oil production in Alaska falling from historic levels, The Bellingham Herald reported.The Tesoro refinery in Anacortes is already taking delivery of crude from North Dakota's fracking boom, and the Shell refinery in Anacortes...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-30/wash-refineries-readying-north-dakota-o
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Trains delivering oil to Washington refineries

...delivering oil from North Dakota and Montana to the Tesoro refinery near Anacortes, which recently completed a $55 million...process crude oil from Alaska and other sources. The Tesoro refinery has the capacity to receive 50,000 barrels of crude...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-11-27/trains-delivering-oil-washington-refine
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Tanker's crew faulted for grounding

...tanker early Feb. 2 as the vessel was tied to a Nikiski dock loading fuel oil, gasoline and other products from the Tesoro refinery. Mooring lines snapped until the ship broke free and drifted onto a beach about half a mile to the north. The tanker...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111206/sta_20061112019.shtml
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BP's GTL plant near completion

...cubic feet of natural gas and convert it into 300 barrels of product daily. BP will sell the liquid to the nearby Tesoro refinery. A full-scale commercial version of the GTL plant would produce 100 times as much. The Nikiski facility has a...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112001/sta_bp.shtml
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Officials plan to draw down oil from tanks near Redoubt

...Saturday, Hamilton said. When the oil is off-loaded, it will be taken by tanker to a storage facility at the Tesoro refinery in Nikiski where the fairly light crude will be processed into gasoline and other petroleum products. In the meantime...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040309/sta_425471857.shtml
Mount Redoubt erupts again, postponing plan for oil transfer

...headed to the terminal to begin the process of drawing down the tanks and removing some of the oil for transport to a Tesoro refinery. Officials previously said the tanks would be drawn down to 840,000 gallons of crude in each. But on Saturday...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040509/sta_426108507.shtml
Cook Inlet production stopped

...adding 840,000 gallons of Cook Inlet water to them. After the work is completed, the tanker was to head to the Tesoro refinery in Nikiski. Chevron spokeswoman Roxanne Sinz said production has to be suspended because the company has nowhere...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040709/sta_426733210.shtml
Kenai Borough: No to climate compact

...public spoke in favor of the climate change compact. Tesoro refinery employees, including Vice President Steve Hansen...that even the Kenai Peninsula Borough, home of the Tesoro refinery, is supporting this legislation," Knudson said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010810/sta_544301210.shtml
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Legislators push to get oil flowing

...but let go of contractors responsible for things like light maintenance and general labor. As for gas prices, the Tesoro Refinery in Nikiski gets 25 percent of its raw product from Cook Inlet, according to Lynn Westfall, a spokesperson for Tesoro...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041509/sta_429490788.shtml

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