Tesoro Oil Company

The Tesoro Oil Company announced Friday that its proposed oil pipeline through Summit County is on permanent hold, although the company may think about moving ahead if economic conditions improve in the future. Rick Brough has details.

The Tesoro Oil Company is putting its proposed waxy-crude oil pipeline on hold until it conducts a strategic internal review later this year. Rick Brough has more.

The candidates running for Summit County Council Seat E discussed some of the challenges presented by the Tesoro Oil pipeline, development problems and Utah legislature. Rick Brough has more.

A seven-member panel will be on tap for a public forum to discuss the proposed Tesoro oil pipeline slated to run through Summit County, carrying an oily crude oil to the refineries in Salt Lake Valley. Leslie Thatcher has more.

The Tesoro Pipeline Company may come to agree with Summit County that the best place for the proposed pipeline to transport waxy crude from the Uintah Basin to refineries in Salt Lake is away from the Weber River Corridor. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

The Tesoro Oil Company may have a lawsuit pending against Summit County, but according to County Manager Bob Jasper, they are willing to look at a different alignment for their proposed oil pipeline through the county. Rick Brough has more.

A representative from the Tesoro pipeline company, says the company had to sue Summit County in order to protect its appeal rights, but hopes that a compromise can be worked out in the meantime. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

Tesoro Sues County

Jul 23, 2014

The Tesoro Pipeline Company has filed a federal lawsuit against Summit County, seeking to nullify the ordinances the county passed in June, attempting to regulate pipeline construction.

The lawsuit filed this week claims the county's new laws intend to impede or prevent Tesoro's proposed pipeline, and it says the ordinances are preempted by federal regulations. Rick Brough has more.

The Summit County Attorney's Office has issued a brief statement, after the Tesoro Oil company objected to the county's recently-enacted ordinances aiming to regulate oil pipelines. Rick Brough has more.

The Tesoro Oil company isn't happy about the ordinances passed by the Summit County Council two weeks ago, which aim to regulate the impacts of oil pipelines. According to County Manager Bob Jasper, they made their feelings known through their attorneys. Rick Brough has more.