Sale compete for refinery near Newcastle

(Newcastle, Wyo.) The sale of the Wyoming Refining Company refinery in Newcastle is complete, according to the Wyoming Business Report . Texas company Par Pacific Holdings purchased the company that owns the refinery for $271.4 million. Par Pacific's CEO William Pate said in a statement that the company is "pleased to welcome Wyoming Refining’s management and employees to the Par Pacific organization and look forward to future success." *Photo h/t Alexis Gerard* #county17 #news