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Hess transforming to E&P company

UPI.com -- Hess Corp. said it was evolving into an exploration and production company as it leaves the refining business by closing a New Jersey facility.

"By closing the Port Reading refinery and selling our terminal network, Hess will complete its transformation from an integrated oil and gas company to one that is predominantly an exploration and production company and be able to redeploy substantial additional capital to fund its future growth opportunities," John Hess, chairman and chief executive officer, said in a statement.

Hess said its East Coast refinery network can store 28 million barrels of oil. Twelve of its 19 terminals have deep-water access. It added that it was including a storage terminal in the Caribbean as part of its divestment package.


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tomok
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 12:51:01 PM

Hess transforming to E&P company, exploration and production has a better profit potential. Refining crude oil into fuel can cost too much if you can't control your expenses and any possible profit has the ability to disappear. The refinery upgrade costs too much money and they need to get away from it, ASAP! What's the status of their gas stations – sell or keep?
Building more Refineries is Not the answer, Stop exporting fuel to other countries is! Take care of the domestic fuel supply market first, before and above all else!
Vehicle manufactures Produce and the population ‘Drives’ vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
XII/XXII/MMXII! - The Day After......
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nskmda
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 10:45:28 AM

whatever...
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DrCashFlow
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 12:43:04 AM

typically bad timing as refiners' profits and stocks head north
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yakstar
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 12:24:55 AM

WHAT ME WORRY?
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iFueler
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 12:23:23 AM

will be interesting to see how this plays out
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jdevlin
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 12:17:40 AM

OK
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pa79th
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 12:17:30 AM

big mistake. Watch them go down the tubes in a few years as they fail to find enough sources.

Besides, what does this have to do with the price of gasoline?
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tedjm1
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 12:14:49 AM

Open the refinery.
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boatfloyd
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 12:12:30 AM

Someone will keep the refinery going????????????????
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medic319
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 12:11:42 AM

I hope somebody opens the refinery back up. Even though not a drop of gas from here comes from that place, and not a drop from here has gone to replace that refinery, it is being blamed by one station for high prices.
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obimerrill
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 12:08:23 AM

Go to the money...I just hope someone picks up the refinery so it is not closed for long.
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Ray_10589
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 12:07:38 AM

greed behind this ...
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JasTheAce
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 12:04:21 AM

interesting..
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TIGERPAW46
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 12:03:38 AM

FOLLOWING WHERE THEY THINK THE MONEY IS.
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madison8359
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 12:03:17 AM

Got to go where the money is.
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ManOfLeisureII
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 12:03:15 AM

The government sure does a great job running stuff. Yup.
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bigdipperMS
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:59:08 PM

Anyone wanting government owned refineries are really looking for some very expensive gasoline.
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abcdMA
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:59:00 PM

this is not good news
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gd83goldwinger
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:58:14 PM

A point that money is being taken away from the US.
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DrCashFlow
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:55:44 PM

meanwhile the refiner stocks like tesora and valero have been going crazy
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:53:49 PM

good?
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Double_Golden
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:52:55 PM

that's why we need state-owned refineries...
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:52:02 PM

NOT GOOD NEWS!
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:51:10 PM

Greedy Bastards!
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:48:14 PM

I guess this is where the money is at
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:45:28 PM

BIG OIL GREED!!!!
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tidalwave3
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:44:36 PM

Is Hess an American corp or Islam?
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:43:55 PM

Here we go again
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:42:49 PM

sad day. want to bet state dept approves chinese or russian buyout?
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:40:00 PM

More slick tricks!!
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rjoeh
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:36:49 PM

I wonder if that will mean their gas station network be sold off?
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:36:17 PM

Hessisdefinitel
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:32:53 PM

OK...
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:32:15 PM

Just another cover job
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:30:29 PM

They are going for the money
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:29:03 PM

Bad move.
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jorod55
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:27:15 PM

Let me know how that works out for you.
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:26:29 PM

Exploration and production?? They just want more profit.
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:22:35 PM

Hope it's for the best
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:20:59 PM

OK
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:15:47 PM

I was at the St Croix refinery once - very clean for a refinery
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:13:51 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:11:00 PM

How do U spell fracking
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:10:07 PM

good
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:09:14 PM

Satisfies their investors.
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:07:14 PM

hhmmm
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:07:11 PM

Lower pump prices for us?
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:06:08 PM

Good luck.
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:05:48 PM

good luck
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:04:35 PM

Better money making prospects.
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:03:48 PM

Hmmm...
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