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At a Glance
The refinery produces most of Minnesota’s transportation fuels, including gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, as well as other products that people rely on such as propane and asphalt.
The Pine Bend refinery employs 1,300 people full-time and is considered the largest continuous construction site in the state. An average of about 1,000 construction workers are also on site every day.
Since 1997, the refinery voluntarily reduced total criteria air emissions by approximately 69% while increasing production to meet the demands of a growing economy.