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Work is under way at the BP Whiting Refinery to finish the process of replacing the largest of three crude distillation units as part of the facility's modernization project.
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is hosting a public hearing Thursday on draft permits for BP Products North America Inc.'s Whiting Refinery.
CROWN POINT | The Republican candidate for Lake County surveyor announced Wednesday he will resign as an engineer for the BP Whiting refinery if elected in Tuesday's general election.
Lake County Surveyor George Van Til was so annoyed at his Republican challenger recently, he unleashed the worst insult he could think of.
WHITING | BP said Tuesday it posted a list of the stations that may have received bad gas in recent weeks on its gasoline recall response website.
CROWN POINT | A local lawyer sued BP on Monday in Lake Superior Court, claiming he is one of many who has suffered car repairs from its substandard gasoline and annoyance from its consumer hotline.
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.
The agreement BP reached to pay $400 million to upgrade its environmental controls at its Whiting Refinery is a winner for all sides.
A BP PLC subsidiary has agreed to spend more than $400 million to upgrade environmental controls at its Whiting Refinery and pay $8 million in civil fines in a settlement announced Wednesday to resolve violations of the Clean Air Act and other laws.
BP PLC said it posted a slimmer first quarter profit Tuesday as the London-based oil company had weaker performance in its downstream business.
Scientists from Purdue University Calumet and Argonne National Laboratory did a good job of studying the available technologies to prove that BP can indeed keep mercury out of Lake Michigan, easily complying with the Great Lakes Initiative standards.
Members of United Steelworkers Local 7-1 ratified a new three-year agreement earlier this month, according to an official from the union's district office.
A Gary-based construction company said its employees have worked more than 15 million hours at the BP Whiting Refinery without an accident that requires workers to take time off to recover.
EAST CHICAGO | A handful of environmentalists said Thursday they were pleased that BP would be required under a permit modification to evaluate new research technologies that could help the company reduce the amount of mercury its Whiting Refinery discharges in treated wastewater.
The city's recent recognition by the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns is only the latest in the superlatives that others are heaping on this lakefront community on the go.
WHITING | The city's recent recognition by the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns is only the latest in the superlatives that others are heaping on this lakefront community. IACT in October named Whiting its Green Community of the Year and also handed the city its State Community Achiev…
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is hosting a Dec. 15 public hearing on the draft proposal it approved for the BP Whiting Refinery to deviate from current rules on how much mercury can be in its wastewater discharge.
On this Thanksgiving Day, as we pause to count our blessings, the $3.8 billion Whiting Refinery expansion is among them. This project is providing high-paying jobs the region desperately needs.
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