Company Says Micro Refineries Could Make Oil by Rail Safer
Williston-based Quantum Energy is proposing to construct several ‘micro refineries’ near rail terminals to strip propane and other volatile gases from oil prior to rail shipment to distant refineries. The company also proposes to remove diesel fuel from some of the Bakken’s oil production to help ease the tight supplies in the region. Construction costs for each micro refinery are estimated at $500 million. Read more in the Jamestown Sun.