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New Refinery Coming to Trenton

KFYR-TV -- The Bakken pumps out hundreds of thousands of barrels of oil per day.
But with only one refinery in the state, most of that oil is sent down to the gulf or to coastal refineries.
But that could soon change. It will be a skimming refinery, meaning it will only produce diesel, which is just what the Bakken needs.
There are around 180 rigs in the Bakken, and in one day, a drilling rig can use anywhere from 25-hundred to 35-hundred gallons of diesel.

The skimming refinery will be about 4 miles west of Trenton on an old beet farm. There will be two pipelines running to the refinery, and 12 docks for trucks to unload oil.

"We will be using Bakken crude. We`re looking at about 8,000 barrels of diesel. Of course there`s 42 gallons per barrel that gives you the gallons that would be available...


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Submitted Feb 15, 2013 By: EZExit
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tomok
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2013 1:54:58 AM

New Refinery Coming to Trenton, a new refinery producing only diesel and on an old beet farm.
Use local Bakken skimming crude oil to make diesel for the drilling rigs.
Less transportation cost, less fuel trucks on the roads, the diesel is not exported or removed from the area and the fuel tanks are always full.
Trenton? *North Dakota!*
Drive vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 6:00:28 AM

bring more to the southern tier, too, while you're at it...
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 5:56:11 AM

how about setting up more on the East Coast since that's where most fuel is consumed?
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2013 5:57:15 AM

merlin: I totally agree. We need modernized refineries though.
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merlinCO
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Message Posted: Feb 17, 2013 8:58:20 AM

Build refineries not pipelines.
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2013 9:57:17 AM

dhan
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2013 12:59:30 AM

Yes
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2013 12:30:23 AM

Good news.
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2013 12:09:25 AM

This is going to help.
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2013 12:08:43 AM

great
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2013 12:08:16 AM

Good.
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2013 12:06:04 AM

That's great! We need more refineries.
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2013 12:05:23 AM

Okay
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2013 12:04:43 AM

Good deal.
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2013 12:04:39 AM

Go for it.
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PrinceLH
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2013 12:04:32 AM

There needs to be more refinery capacity, so they can't bottleneck the crude and force prices up.
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2013 12:03:35 AM

Good news for them.
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2013 12:01:43 AM

Supprising!!!
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2013 12:00:08 AM

Good for them.
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:56:09 PM

It is a shame they cannot use some of the natural gas they are burning off during production and drilling, to replace some of the diesel needed. Good they can refine their own oil in place for diesel needed.
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:53:09 PM

Good, and put more supply on the market to drive prices down! Oh, I forgot, refineries do not want to produce an abundance of gasoline because that would lower prices and that would hurt their profits!
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:51:56 PM

good for them
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:51:45 PM

Seeing is believing but will wait until it really happens.
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:50:32 PM

dhan
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:48:43 PM

they will run them for 40% then shut them down
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:47:23 PM

GOOD LUCK!
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:45:15 PM

Old article.
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:45:00 PM

We do need more new refineries.
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:44:02 PM

good
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:43:14 PM

Great
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:42:27 PM

good news... time to get it ONLINE!
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:40:42 PM

Good news.
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:36:56 PM

How is this going to lower the price of fuel?
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:36:50 PM

And what will the EPA/TreeHuggers say???
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:22:44 PM

At least these pipelines will be relatively short--and refining U.S. crude.
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:20:22 PM

okay
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:19:44 PM

great
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:15:05 PM

Trenton stinks bad enough. In about 5 years, this thing will be ready to go online and then it will be more excuses why it can't. Typical refinery language
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:13:19 PM

This is good new for new jobs
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:13:18 PM

good news
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:13:14 PM

good
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:13:03 PM

Great news
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:11:33 PM

A good day for America. A NEW refinery. Long overdue.

Let's hope the greenies don't scuttle it as they are wont to do.
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:09:39 PM

A few more new refineries could help in many ways.
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:08:29 PM

oh my god. a new refinery. praise the lord. how did they get epa approval?
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:08:03 PM

Great!
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Oh boy
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:07:05 PM

Ok
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:03:55 PM

Wow! A new refinery???
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Don't let Obama hear about this.
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