Delta Air Lines says it has reached agreements to receive enough Bakken crude oil in the second half of the year to supply 10% of its refinery’s supply, providing a boost to an ancillary operation that is striving for its first profitable quarter. Eventually, Delta expects to increase the Bakken contribution to 75,000-100,000 barrels per day, which would be about 40-55% of the refinery’s capacity. Crude from Bakken shale deposits in North Dakota is appealing, because it is high ...
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