On Air Now

Current Show

America Now   8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Call America Now at 877-927-2639 between 5pm and 8pm

Show Info »

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »

Listen

Listen Live Now » 550 AM Wausau, WI 99.9 FM Stevens Point, WI

Weather

Current Conditions(Wausau,WI 54403)

More Weather »
66° Feels Like: 66°
Wind: SE 0 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Tonight

Partly Cloudy 62°

Tomorrow

Thunderstorms 79°

Fri Night

Thunderstorms 66°

Alerts

Wisconsin's only oil refinery to be purchased $475 million

by
Murphy Oil Corporation
Murphy Oil Corporation

SUPERIOR, WI (WTAQ) - Wisconsin’s lone oil refinery has been purchased by an Indianapolis company which says it will continue operations at the Superior facility.

Calumet Specialty Products is in the refining business, and sees adding Superior’s Murphy Oil Refinery as a way to expand their capacity.

In a conference call with investors, Calumet Partners Chief Operating Officer Jennifer Straumins says the refinery is well-run and in a good location near Canada’s Manitoba oil shale fields.

Murphy Oil had plans for a $7 billion expansion of the Superior refinery, which it put on hold when it couldn’t find a financial partner.

Straumins says it’s too early to talk about that until the deal is closed by the end of September.

Calumet will pay $475 million to buy the Murphy Oil Refinery in Superior, which employs 154 peopl

Comments