Explorer Pipeline announced today the company completed a new phase of projects to provide additional capacity on its 10-inch system from the Houston area to the Arlington, Texas area. Explorer added a minimum of 10,000 barrels per day of additional capacity to this system. This capacity is currently available to existing and walk-up shippers.
Explorer Pipeline has earned the WorldatWork 2017 Seal of Distinction, for meeting a defined standard that shows that we provide a distinct mutually beneficial workplace experience.
“Dolin’s experience and his aptitude for seeing a strategic vision and executing on that vision will strengthen Explorer’s position as we continue to serve more than 70 major cities in 16 states. With a proven track record of successfully leading large scale initiatives and driving innovation, Dolin’s leadership skills are well suited to lead Explorer’s operations and development efforts,” said Tom Jensen, president and CEO of Explorer Pipeline.
Mosaic, the Tulsa Regional Chamber’s diversity business council, announced today the region’s 2016 Top Inclusive Workplace Cultures. This recognition is given annually at Mosaic’s Economic Inclusion Forum to area employers with robust diversity and inclusion strategies. Scored on their responses to Mosaic’s annual Inclusive Workplace Cultures survey, 55 organizations received a tiered ranking of three, four and five stars based on the strength of their programing. Data from these responses provide measurable benchmarks on local diversity and inclusion efforts.
Explorer Pipeline’s tank stations are under tight security with high fences and cameras monitoring the giant tanks of petrochemicals within. But the company’s Glenpool station has an additional layer of protection not generally found in secure industrial sites — a friendly, fluffy yellow lab named Piper, who uses her keen ears to bark at a change in routine, usually before her human counterparts notice. (by Robert Evatt)
Tulsa World: Business Viewpoint with Tom Jensen: Partnerships with schools essential to STEM businesses
Partnerships between local businesses and area schools expose students to new hands-on experiences, introduce them to career possibilities and open the door for professional mentorship. But even without recent budget and staffing cuts, our Tulsa-area schools already had a need for support in inspiring and fostering students’ passion for STEM subjects.
It’s a plan that provides companionship for workers who man the stations 24/7 and a loving home for rescued dogs, according to Katrinia Moss, human resources analyst for Explorer Pipeline and “Lab Ambassador” volunteer with Tulsa-based Lab Rescue OK. The company has had dogs at some of its stations for nearly 15 years. (By Rita Sherrow)
Explorer Pipeline announced today its Board of Directors has approved full funding for the second and final phase of the Manhattan Diluent Extension Project. Explorer’s board approved phase one of the project earlier this year. The project will include approximately 18 miles of new pipeline from Explorer’s existing 24” mainline north of Wood River, Illinois to Manhattan, Illinois, the origin point for the Southern Lights pipeline. Explorer expects the project to be operational in the second quarter of 2015.
Explorer Pipeline announced today its Board of Directors has approved funding for Phase 1 of the Manhattan Extension Project. The project will include approximately 18 miles of new pipeline from Explorer’s existing 24” mainline north of Wood River, Illinois to Manhattan, Illinois the origin point for the Southern Lights pipeline. Explorer expects the project to be operational second quarter 2015.