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Thu Dec 13, 2012 03:37 PM CST

Clatskanie Ethanol Plant to Act as Terminal for Crude Oil

NEW YORK (DTN) -- The Columbia Pacific Biorefinery in Clatskanie, Oregon, has decided to ship light crude oil out of the Columbia River in an effort to take advantage of a big boost in domestic oil production, according to an executive at the plant.

Ellen DeWitt, one of the plant's senior executives, said the transition was part of the company's efforts to diversify into other businesses as the ethanol market continues to be hampered by low margins. However, she was quick to add the action doesn't mean the Clatskanie plant ...

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