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Tesoro to buy Flint Hills assets in Anchorage, Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS, Alaska — Tesoro Corp. has announced that its Alaska affiliate will purchase a portion of Flint Hills Resources assets in Fairbanks and Anchorage. Under the agreement, Tesoro Alaska will acquire a terminal at Fairbanks International Airport, including storage for 22,500 barrels of jet fuel. The San Antonio, Texas-based company has agreed to a multi-year contract with the North Pole ...

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DEINOVE announces a new R&D project with Koch subsidiary Flint Hills Resources

MONTPELLIER, France  — Deinove, a biotech company developing innovative processes for producing biofuels and bio-based chemicals by using Deinococcus bacteria as host strains, today announces an agreement with Flint Hills Resources to develop a process for producing ingredients for animal nutrition. Flint Hills Resources, a subsidiary of Koch Industries – one of the largest private companies in the world – ...

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Industry leaders award $83K in scholarships

CORPUS CHRISTI — Flint Hills Resources and Koch Pipeline Company awarded scholarships to 62 South Texas students Monday. Spokeswoman Darcy Schroeder said the scholarships are meant to help the petroleum industry “deepen (its) workforce.” “It really allows kids to get excited about science and technology,” she said. Fifty two high school students received $1,500 scholarships each to the colleges and ...

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PAISD students explore crude oil

BEAUMONT – Children and teens in the 1990s grew up wishing they could step inside their televisions to explore with Ms. Frizzle in “The Magic School Bus,” or to become a “way cool scientist” friends with the popular TV icon “Bill Nye the Science Guy.” While The Texas Energy Museum doesn’t have a set like Nye Laboratories or a magical ...

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Flint Hills poised to process more crude

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CORPUS CHRISTI — Flint Hills Resources has begun the construction phase of a project that will enable its West refinery in Corpus Christi to process more crude from the Eagle Ford Shale energy play. Valerie Pompa, vice president and manufacturing manager for Flint Hills Resources, and members of the plant’s leadership team broke ground on the project last week. In ...

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Koch Industries rides U.S. shale boom with PetroLogistics buy

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May 28 (Reuters) – A Koch Industries Inc unit will take PetroLogistics LP private in a deal worth $2.1 billion, including debt, gaining control of a plant that can convert cheap U.S. shale gas into propylene, a key petrochemical used to make plastics. PetroLogistics’ propane dehydrogenation plant produces about 1.45 billion pounds of propylene per year. Propylene is also used to make ...

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