WHITING | The $3.8 billion BP Whiting refinery project is set to wrap up later this year and layoffs of involved construction workers are expected.
Contractors walk to a job site at the BP Whiting Refinery in 2011. Indiana's unemployment rate increased slightly in February, up 0.1 percent from January to 8.7 percent, according to government data released Friday.
The remains of two small monkeys found in a crate of equipment at the BP Whiting Refinery have been removed for safe disposal, a company spokesman said Thursday.
Contract workers got a jarring surprise Wednesday afternoon at the BP Whiting Refinery when they encountered a shipment crate that contained two dead monkeys.
Treated water flows into lake Michigan at the BP Whiting Refinery Lakefront Wastewater Treatment Plant in November. HAMMOND | Technologies exist that will allow BP's Whiting Refinery to meet federal standards for mercury discharges in waste water released into Lake Michigan, a study commissi…
United Steelworkers Local 7-1 has alerted the BP Whiting Refinery it has authorized its members to strike as of 11:59 p.m. Tuesday when the current three-year contract is expected to expire, The Times has learned. Locally, there are more than 1,200 United Steelworkers members at the BP Whiti…
The BP Whiting Refinery's expansion to process oil from Canadian tar sands is contributing to the town's bustling image.
BP's Whiting Refinery, showin in this March 30 aerial photo, is fueling economic growth as well as motor vehicles.
WHITING | BP will completely retrofit a warehouse on 121st Street and convert it into a modern office building for 500 people as part of its $3.8 billion expansion project.
The start-up of the BP Whiting Refinery's largest crude distillation unit, the No. 12 pipestill, is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2012.
A wastewater treatment plant engineer at BP Whiting Refinery monitors a biological treatment tank.
Treated water flows into Lake Michigan at BP Whiting Refinery's wastewater treatment plant.
Joe and Dorthea Zrnchik stand in their backyard in Whiting, with the BP Whiting Refinery towering behind them. Joe Zrnchik, 75, has lived on the same city block his whole life. He said he's a BP shareholder and wants to see the company prosper but must balance that against local environmenta…
Steam rises from the BP Whiting Refinery earlier this month. The company is investing several billion dollars to modernize the refinery to boost processing of heavier crude oil extracted from Canadian tar sands.
The BP Whiting Refinery is currently investing several billion dollars to modernize its operations, including a new coker, seen from the Marktown neighborhood in East Chicago.
Process safety is a top concern the United Steelworkers union plans to bring to the bargaining table with companies such as BP PLC next year.
BP's Whiting Refinery is shown in March. Process safety is a top concern the United Steelworkers union plans to bring to the bargaining table with companies such as BP PLC next year.
HAMMOND | Local BP official Thomas Keilman said Tuesday he has joked with Whiting city officials that the number of contractors working at the BP Whiting Refinery is close to the entire city's population.
Local BP official Thomas Keilman said Tuesday he has joked with Whiting city officials that the number of contractors working at the BP Whiting Refinery-5,000-is close to the entire city's population.
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