Energy Transfer Cites Strong Backing For Dakota Access

Energy Transfer Partners told the Oil Patch Hotline there remains strong support from North Dakota oil producers to continue moving crude oil on the Dakota Access Pipeline. “Our successful open season proved there is long-term interest from our shippers,” said company spokesman Lisa Coleman. The company does not discuss specific contracts, she added. Her response…

ND Diesel Refining Slows as Crude Production Drops

As North Dakota crude oil production took a sharp nose dive in April because of voluntary cutbacks by producers, the two refineries also took a hit, declining 2% over February, in the production of diesel fuel. “With the refined products demand destruction in March/April/May, most, if not all, Midwest refineries were cutting back runs,” said…