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Phillips 66 CEO: Bringing Mississippi Lime Crude to Oklahoma Refinery

Downstream Today -- Phillips 66 (PSX) will spend up to $1.5 billion in capital in 2012, mainly to increase the amount of crude its refineries take from the North American Mid-continent region, the company said Wednesday.

Refiners in the U.S. are working to bring more crude oil from south Texas, North Dakota and other regions to their refinery gates. A boom in U.S. oil production, led by advances in drilling technology, has made such crude oil cheaper than that imported into coastal regions.

"We're looking at pipeline, rail, truck and barge--any way we can get advantaged crude there," Phillips 66 Chief Executive Greg Garland said during a call with investors.

Phillips 66 is bringing crude oil from the Mississippi Lime shale formation to its 198,000-barrel-a-day refinery in Ponca City, Okla.


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LetemEatCake
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 11:33:11 PM


Downstream Today is a Big Oil/Gas mouthpiece. No wonder people are confused by the rhetoric.
sparky808
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 12:18:37 PM

Thank you for posting.
bston
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 11:47:21 PM

Prob will all wind up in Mexico.
AnObserver
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 1:45:00 PM

Domestic production is good
19sheldon43
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 1:19:42 PM

Don't see how oil gets anywhere seems like all they do is move to point A to point B and back again. It's like they are trying to make it confusing
bjdorval
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 1:17:13 PM

Looks like the MBA's at Phillips 66 have been working overtime at their computers.
gvan
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 1:11:59 PM

"What about the new refinery in Elk Point, SD ?"

Won't be completed until 2014.
ItisAJeepThing
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 1:10:05 PM

The United States is the world's third largest producer of oil (thanks to the President) and is the world's largest producer of natural gas.

Refine American oil here and make it illegal to export any American refined fuel to overseas markets.

Can we get Big Oil out of Republican politician's pockets?? Important objective.
goodbuy
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 1:09:47 PM

WOW!! A pipeline.
evey315
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 1:08:56 PM

Good for all of us
gvan
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 1:08:46 PM

Are they bringing crude from Texas to Oklahoma? I thought there was a glut of oil in Oklahoma and they wanted the southern pipeline to send oil from Oklahoma to Texas refineries.
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 1:06:30 PM

Cha ching.
HawaiianGuy
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 1:04:21 PM

Well, okay, but just don't continue refining this stuff and exporting it while keeping prices here at the pump high. Ha! Wishful thinking...
lightbulbman2008
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 1:03:46 PM

will it help?
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 1:00:32 PM

ok
BWJM
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 12:57:56 PM

ok
singlemom27
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 12:52:47 PM

And are they spending money on their refineries to assure they operate reliably with this increased capacity?
OCTAPA
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 12:51:03 PM

Interesting......
99church
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 12:44:42 PM

good for them
suzyq2007
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 12:43:06 PM

this should be good for them
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 12:41:56 PM

cool?
TopGunn
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 12:41:21 PM

Doubt if associated costs will result in much money saving benefit to the consumer.
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 12:39:26 PM

Ok
TXryder
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 12:37:46 PM

Lime crude... sounds tasty.
waterwerks
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 12:37:34 PM

Don't get too excited just yet...lower prices if any are still a long way off and it will only be a few cents...not going to see a solid $.50 drop
seahawks
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 12:32:04 PM

ok!!!
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 12:28:12 PM

Good! ... I hope!
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 12:26:16 PM

Its about time!
melvindale
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 12:25:37 PM

Look at that. Good for the economy in all sorts of areas.

I wonder how much 2,000 rail cars cost? How fast can they make them? I sure as hell hope they are made in the US. If not, we missed another opportunity.
BurtB
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 12:25:24 PM

The more oil available for processing, the cheaper the price will get.

Obama Does not seem to understand this (or does, but wants gas prices higher to reduce the amount that US citizens use)
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 12:22:53 PM

If Obama will let them build it?!

Mitt would. Remember that in Nov.
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 12:21:02 PM

They got the money to do it.....yeah, our money!
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 12:20:18 PM

Okay.
danreino
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 12:20:05 PM

What about the new refinery in Elk Point, SD ?
regout
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 12:19:13 PM

Ok.
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 12:18:15 PM

hmmmm....interesting.
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 12:16:28 PM

Hope it works out...
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 12:15:12 PM

ok
Sneakers55
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 12:14:26 PM

On Aug 6, 2012 11:59:25 AM, BrucePen wrote:

>Getting rid of Obama will help as well.

LOL Canada.

They can have a no-confidence vote to get rid of Harper and guess who got re-elected?

Talk about a dog returning to its vomit.
Ebaz
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 12:11:27 PM

Mo money!
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 12:10:31 PM

when you consider the cost of the investment and the dividends expected by the investors, do you really expect the price at the pump to go down?? the public is now used to high gas prices and continue to drive above the speed limit which wastes a lot of gas. they will continue to complain and keep to their ways. bad case of do as i say not what i do.

in god we trust
egd
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 12:10:16 PM

our refined products are already us largest US export
renewables are the way to go
Sneakers55
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 12:09:52 PM

On Aug 6, 2012 11:57:54 AM, rippertoo wrote:

>Until they invent some problem that shuts down their refinery
>so prices can skyrocket up.

No oil company considers refinery shutdowns to be a good thing. Unless, of course, they're lying to the stockholders.
kuma2000
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 12:09:22 PM

as long as it beneifts the u.s.
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ok
IMLURCH
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 12:06:42 PM

And they will find what ever way to export it once refined. What a joke. We export more refined fuel then we import oil what is wrong with that?

[Edited by: IMLURCH at 8/6/2012 1:07:51 PM EST]
sydb7
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ok
5Golfer8
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All I see is raising prices. THANKS OBAMA!
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Hotty Toddy!!
dan30thz28
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 11:59:55 AM

I doubt this will lower prices.
BrucePen
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Message Posted: Aug 6, 2012 11:59:25 AM

Good news.
Getting rid of Obama will help as well.
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