Flint Hills to invest in Kenai diesel unit

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Nov. 23 -- Flint Hills Resources Alaska LLC will contribute $15 million to the construction of a diesel desulfurization unit at Tesoro Corp.'s Kenai, Alas., refinery in exchange for 6,000 b/d of low-sulfur diesel and gasoline.

The desulfurization unit will have a capacity of 10,000 b/d and cost $45 million. Tesoro plans to add it to the 72,000 b/d Kenai refinery by 2007 (OGJ, June 6, 2005, Newsletter).

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