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2011-07-01 07:00:00

DALLAS, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE: HFC) today announced the completion of the merger of Holly Corporation (NYSE: HOC) ("Holly") and Frontier Oil Corporation (NYSE: FTO) ("Frontier"). HollyFrontier Corporation combines two leading independent refiners to create the most profitable (on a per barrel basis) independent refiner in the U.S. HollyFrontier Corporation, which has a refining capacity in excess of 440,000 barrels-per-day (bpd) across five...

2011-06-28 16:30:00

DALLAS, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Holly Corporation (NYSE: HOC) ("Holly") today announced that, at a special meeting of Holly shareholders held today in Dallas, Holly shareholders voted to approve the issuance of shares of Holly common stock to shareholders of Frontier Oil Corporation (NYSE: FTO) ("Frontier") in connection with the merger of Holly and Frontier to form HollyFrontier Corporation. The issuance of Holly common stock was approved by more than 99% of the total votes cast at...

2011-05-05 06:00:00

DALLAS, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Holly Corporation (NYSE: HOC) ("Holly" or the "Company") today reported first quarter 2011 financial results. For the quarter, net income attributable to Holly stockholders was $84.7 million ($1.59 per basic and $1.58 per diluted share) compared to a net loss of $28.1 million ($0.53 per basic and diluted share) for the first quarter of 2010. For the quarter, net income attributable to our stockholders increased by $112.8 million compared to the same...

2010-03-01 17:27:00

DALLAS, March 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE: ALJ) ("Alon") announced today it has expanded its executive management team with the appointment of Paul Eisman, age 54, as President. With over 30 years of refining experience, Eisman joins Alon from Frontier Oil Corporation ("Frontier"), where he held the position of Executive Vice President of Refining and Marketing Operations. Prior to joining Frontier, Eisman held various positions at leading refiners, including...

2009-02-10 19:18:24

Two oil companies have agreed to spend $141 million improving pollution controls at Kansas and Wyoming refineries, federal officials said Tuesday. Frontier Refining and Frontier Refining El Dorado agreed to spend $127 million upgrading its facilities in Cheyenne, Wyo., and El Dorado, Kan., the Justice Department said in a release. The company also agreed to a $1.23 million civil penalty. Wyoming Refining Co. agreed to pay a $150,000 civil penalty and to spend $14 million on upgrading...

2008-11-13 15:00:24

The Board of Directors of Frontier Oil Corporation (NYSE:FTO) declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on the Company's common stock of $0.06 per share ($0.24 annualized). The dividend is payable January 15, 2009 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 26, 2008. Frontier operates a 130,000 barrel-per-day refinery located in El Dorado, Kansas, and a 52,000 barrel-per-day refinery located in Cheyenne, Wyoming, and markets its refined products principally along the...

2008-09-15 00:00:28

Frontier Oil Corporation (NYSE:FTO) announced today that its corporate headquarters in Houston, Texas are closed until further notice due to a loss of power suffered during Hurricane Ike. Frontier's corporate function will continue from different locations. To reach a member of the Houston office, please contact Janet Hunter in Frontier's Denver office at 303-714-0134. Frontier operates a 120,000 barrel-per-day refinery located in El Dorado, Kansas, and a 52,000 barrel-per-day refinery...

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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.