Yellowstone county officials are rolling out the welcome mat for the developers of a proposed $500 million oil refinery being considered for the Billings area.
MAKOTI, N.D. — The transload facility, the first part of the Three Affililated Tribes’ Thunder Butte Petroleum Services Inc. refinery project west of Makoti, will be finished this fall, said Tex Hall, tribal chairman.
Railroad records show more than a dozen volatile oil train shipments traverse Montana weekly en route to out-of-state refineries.
A fire at ExxonMobil refinery east of Billings sent heavy, black smoke over portions of Lockwood on Friday.
A fire broke out at the large crude unit of the Phillips 66 refinery Wednesday afternoon in Billings.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — State safety regulators are proposing a $201,000 fine against Sinclair Oil Corp. for violations stemming from a fire last September at the company's refinery in south-central Wyoming.
MISSOULA — A Great Falls refinery is upping the big-rig ante.
WORDEN — The Karst family dropped everything and fired up their beet digger Sunday after Western Sugar sounded the alarm about rain.
Last year, Bay Ltd.’s Billings operation fabricated 29 steel modules that were loaded on flatbed trailers and hauled to Canada for use in the tar sands development. The company has received a contract to fabricate another 89 modules in Billings.
Thirty-five union workers have been out of work since May 23 in the wake of a decision by the ExxonMobil refinery to switch contractors that do certain maintenance work at the refinery.
LAUREL — Five years ago, the skyline over Laurel was permanently transformed after CHS Inc. completed a $400 million refinery renovation that featured the installation of a petroleum coker that squeezes more fuel from each barrel of crude oil.
A northeast wind pushes a large flare and steam rising from the Phillips 66 refinery in Billings on Thursday morning.
A wet-gas compressor failure at the Phillips 66 Billings Refinery on the South Side is to blame for large flames shooting from the refinery's main flare stack since Wednesday.
A refinery module is readied for shipping from Bay Ltd., which manufactured the unit in Billings for oil sands refining in Canada. Three of the units had been trucked out of their 32nd Street West facility by Wednesday.
Insulated tanks are among products Bay Ltd. manufactures in Billings for an oil refinery in Canada.
CASPER — The Wyoming Occupational Safety and Health Administration fined Sinclair Oil Corp. $60,250 for violations stemming from a fire at a Wyoming refinery in late May, the agency announced Friday.
HARDIN — As his sugar beet digger lumbered through fields northwest of Hardin, Richard Benzel kept one hand on the tractor wheel, the other on his CB radio while he calmly gave directions to the semi on his right flank.
RAWLINS, Wyo. - Another fire at the Sinclair Refinery in south-central Wyoming forced the evacuation of the plant but caused no injuries.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Officials from Wyoming refineries have been invited to a worker safety meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Sinclair Refinery in Casper.
Carmine Girone poses for a portrait in the distillery of the C&H Refinery in Lusk, Wyo. on Saturday morning.