Frontier Oil updates status of Cheyenne Refinery crude unit shut down

Source: Frontier Oil Corporation 

Frontier Oil Corporation (NYSE: FTO) provided an update on the Cheyenne Refinery crude unit that was shut down due to a fire experienced on July 28, 2010. Repairs on the crude unit have been completed. The Company anticipates resuming throughput and production later this week and will provide an update at that time, including estimated quarterly throughput rates and repair costs. The accelerated maintenance on the naphtha reformer and diesel hydrotreater has also been completed, and these units will resume normal operations along with the crude unit. 

Frontier operates a 135,000 bpd refinery located in El Dorado, Kansas, and a 52,000 bpd refinery located in Cheyenne, Wyoming, and markets its refined products principally along the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains and in other neighboring plains states.

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