And then there was one.
Our landblog reports:
Tesoro Corp. will shut down its Oahu refinery, multiple news sources are reporting.
The company announced last year that it was putting its refinery — one of two in Hawaii — up for sale. But it appears that Tesoro could not find a buyer.
The refinery employs about 240 workers.
Hawaii’s two refineries have faced a difficult future as the state converts to more renewables for electricity generation.
During a December investor conference, the company said that it was in the process of disposing of its business in Hawaii, which