Companies explore building a diesel refinery on Bakken play


MDU Resources Group Inc. and Calumet Refining LLC on Tuesday announced the companies will partner to consider building a 20,000 barrel per day diesel refinery in southwestern North Dakota. The refinery would process Bakken crude and market fuel to industrial and agricultural clients in the region.

“We believe this joint venture will add value to Bakken crude. It will provide value to southwestern North Dakota communities by providing steady, good-paying, long-term jobs and through the two companies’ longstanding commitment to the communities in which they operate and serve,” Terry D. Hildestad, president and CEO of MDU Resources said in the release.

For more information, check out the complete press release:

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20120221007016/en/MDU-Resources-Group-Affiliates-Calumet-Specialty-Products

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