Bp Whiting Refinery
The new owner of the shuttered State Line Energy plant in Hammond says he is not planning another industrial use for the lakefront site, but picturing boats, homes and bike paths.
WHITING | A noise similar to a jet engine that startled some residents near the BP Whiting Refinery early Tuesday was nothing more than a routine release of steam, company representatives said.
About 7,000 tradesman are still working on the BP Whiting Refinery project, or about half as many as had been employed during the peak of the construction.
A federal agency has approved the the first Indiana segment of a pipeline that will pass through the region while carrying Canadian crude oil to Midwestern refineries.
HAMMOND | Motorists should see some relief at the gas pumps when the massive $4.2 billion modernization project at the BP Whiting Refinery is completed by the end of the year.
WHITING | The $4.2 billion modernization project at the BP Whiting Refinery is on target to end this year, bringing to close a project heralded as the largest single private investment in state history.
The impact on the region of BP's modernization project at its Whiting Refinery is so big, five years down the road it's hard to quantify, Whiting Mayor Joe Stahura said.
The $4.2 billion expansion project at the BP Whiting Refinery is expected to increase fuel production there by 15 percent.
New additions to the BP Whiting Refinery in Whiting tower over the Marktown neighborhood in East Chicago. The $4.2 billion expansion project at the refinery is 90 percent complete, officials said.
New additions to the BP Whiting Refinery in Whiting are seen from the Marktown neighborhood in East Chicago.
A new crude distillation unit at the BP Whiting Refinery is expected to start up this month, and two other critical pieces of equipment — a new coker and gas oil hydrotreater — will come online later in the year.
New equipment at the BP refinery is seen in Whiting.
BP has announced the centerpiece of its $3.8 billion expansion is now in operation, bringing the refinery back to full production. The start-up of the new 250,000 barrel-per-day crude distillation unit at the Whiting refinery marks a major milestone in the upgrade of the refinery, which has …
Foreign companies such as ArcelorMittal and BP, whose Whiting Refinery is shown, have been investing more in the state after largely pulling back during the economic downturn, according to an Indiana University study. Businesses headquartered abroad also have been accounting for a much great…
New equipment at the BP Whiting Refinery stands ready. A five-year expansion project will allow the refinery to process a wider range of North American crude oils.
Work on the $3.8 billion modernization of BP's Whiting Refinery will wind down this year, but a big maintenance project on a gasoline-producing unit is slated for early next year.
One week ago, gasoline prices throughout Northwest Indiana hovered around $3.78 per gallon. By Wednesday morning, that cost per gallon skyrocketed to between $4.26 and $4.35.
South Shore Clean Cities, BP's Whiting Refinery and a host of environmental groups are partnering to provide grants aimed at improving air quality in Lake County.
HAMMOND | A local environmental justice group and a California-based organization gathered Tuesday to teach residents living near BP's Whiting Refinery how to read air quality monitors to be installed there next year.
HAMMOND | A local environmental justice group is hosting two seminars next week aimed at teaching stakeholders how to access and analyze data from air quality monitors set to be installed at BP Whiting Refinery next year.
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