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Tesoro refinery closure will hurt our community

By Randy Perreira

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 20, 2013

~~<p>It will be bad news for Hawaii if Tesoro follows through with its January announcement that it will close its refinery in Kapolei, turn it into a terminal and lay off the vast majority of the 250 local people who work there.</p>
<p>Tesoro is doing this even though its own financial reports say the refinery is making money and that Hawaii is one of its lowest-cost units.</p>
~~

It will be bad news for Hawaii if Tesoro follows through with its January announcement that it will close its refinery in Kapolei, turn it into a terminal and lay off the vast majority of the 250 local people who work there.

Tesoro is doing this even though its own financial reports say the refinery is making money and that Hawaii is one of its lowest-cost units. Login for more...



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