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Zoning action delayed again on proposed $850M oil refinery

MEDORA, N.D. (AP) — Billings County leaders have once again delayed a decision on whether to approve an $850 million oil refinery on a 700-acre site only about 3 miles from Theodore Roosevelt National Park in western North Dakota. Houston-based Meridian Energy Group Inc. said the delay could prevent construction from starting this summer. Meridian plans a 55,000-barrel-per-day refinery between ...

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Excerpts from recent North Dakota editorials

New diesel refinery an asset to state The Bismarck Tribune, Bismarck, July 2, 2015 Economic development in the state advanced further in April, when Dakota Prairie Refinery went online. The refinery is the first greenfield, meaning new from top to bottom, built in the U.S. since 1976. The refinery is important to the state for a number of reasons. It ...

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Grand opening held for $430M oil refinery at Dickinson

DICKINSON, N.D. — Officials have formally dedicated a new oil refinery in western North Dakota. Bismarck-based MDU Resources Group and Indianapolis-based Calumet Specialty Products Partners built the $430 million Dakota Prairie Refinery near Dickinson. Officials on Monday held a grand opening celebration. Gov. Jack Dalrymple and U.S. Sens. John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp were on hand. Crews broke ground on ...

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