Tesoro replacing ANS crude with Bakken Oil
Tesoro Corp. plans to replace some Alaska North Slope crude oil
with oil from North Dakota shale at one of its West Coast refineries, the
company announced recently. Tesoro said it plans to ship 30,000 barrels per day
from the Bakken Shale in North Dakota’s Williston basin to its oil refinery in Anacortes Washington.
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Located about 70 miles north of Seattle on the picturesque Puget Sound,
Tesoro’s Anacortes refinery has a total crude-oil capacity of 120,000 barrels
per day (bpd) The refinery primarily supplies gasoline, jet fuel and diesel to
markets in Washington and Oregon, and manufactures heavy fuel oils, liquefied
petroleum gas and asphalt. It receives crude feedstock via pipeline from Canada
and by tanker from Alaska , foreign sources, and now from the Bakken Oil Patch.