Wyoming to get a $14 billion oil refinery? Or is it just a rumor?

HF Sinclair's refinery in Sinclair, Wyoming.


Wyoming state leaders are wondering if the rumors are true that their state might be picked as the site for a proposed new $14 billion refinery.

Gov. Mark Gordon’s energy czar, Randall Luthi talked of the rumors at a recent Joint Minerals, Business and Economic Development Committee meeting.

The Cowboy State Daily reported Canadian businessman and “Shark Tank” star Kevin O’Leary announced on Fox Business’s “The Money Show” last month that he plans to build a $14 billion refinery.

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He later appeared again on Fox Business and said that he was in talks with three states that have the pipeline infrastructure to support the project.

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