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Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted September 17, 2016

Minnesota produces no oil or natural gas itself, yet important energy infrastructure – a couple of crude oil refineries and a number of pipeline systems make it integral to U.S. energy. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the Pine Bend Refinery (339,000 barrels per day) is the largest refinery located in a non-oil producing state. Much of the crude processed by both refineries comes from Canada, America’s largest source of imported oil (1.15 billion barrels in 2015) and critically important to U.S. energy security.

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Reid Porter

Reid Porter
Posted July 29, 2015

Our series highlighting the economic and jobs impact of energy in each of the 50 states continues today with Minnesota. We started this week with North Dakota and Illinois. All information covered in this series can be found online here, arranged on an interactive map of the United States. State-specific information across the country will be populated on this map as the series continues.

 As we can see with Minnesota, the energy impacts of the states individually combine to form energy’s national economic and jobs picture: 9.8 million jobs supported and $1.2 trillion in value added.

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canadian-oil-sands  economic-growth  energy  job-creation  keystone-xl  minnesota 

Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted April 8, 2011

"The benefits of this energy project cannot be overstated. It will open the door to hundreds of thousands of American jobs and improve our nation's energy security," said Marty Durbin, executive vice president of the American Petroleum Institute.

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