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MFA Oil Business Support Center opening in Moberly.

MOBERLY, Mo. — MFA Oil’s Business Support Center is opening in the Moberly Area Industrial Park in Moberly. The facility, which will create more than 70 jobs, will be officially dedicated on Dec. 4 along with the new road that services current and f ...

Sweetwater Energy building jobs in Mountain Iron.

MOUNTAIN IRON, Minn. — Sweetwater Energy is building a new plant to convert trees into industrial alcohols in Mountain Iron. The company is investing $53 million in the project which will initially create 35 jobs while offering the potential for up to ...

Energy projects powering jobs in Missouri.

MISSOURI — Thanks to $4 million the Missouri Energy Loan Program, 15 high efficiency and renewable energy projects are moving forward. The loans will help seven public schools, seven local governments and one public hospital support 69 jobs and creat ...

Tenawa Haven Processing Plant opening in Haven.

HAVEN, Kan. — The Tenawa Haven Processing Plant is Haven is celebrating its grand opening in Haven. The plant, which required an investment of several hundred million dollars, is creating 10 jobs. At full capacity, the Tenawa Haven Gas Plant will be ...

Courtenay Wind Farm ready to spin into Jamestown.

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — Xcel Energy has begun construction on the Courtenay Wind Farm near Jamestown. The project will create about 200 jobs during construction and 10 full-time jobs upon completion. The Courtenay Wind Farm will feature 100 wind turbines whic ...

Lakeview Energy facility fueling jobs in Moberly.

MOBERLY, Mo. — Renewable energy company Lakeview Energy is establishing a biofuels operation in Moberly. The company is investing nearly $5 million in the expansion, which is creating 19 jobs. “We are excited to welcome Lakeview to Moberly and we ...

Modumetal pressing expansion in Seattle.

SEATTLE — Thanks to $33.5 million in new investment, advanced metal maker Modumetal is expanding its operations in Seattle. The company plans to use the funding to enhance production to speed manufacturing and expand its space to grow its product line ...

Odell Wind Farm blowing into Minnesota.

WINDOM, Minn. — Construction has begun on the Odell Wind Farm in southwest Minnesota. The wind farm, which will be operated by Algonquin Power, is creating 200 jobs during construction and 15 permanent jobs upon completion. Featuring 100 turbines produc ...

State oil production pumps up.

NORTH DAKOTA — While the number of oil wells in North Dakota didn’t increase substantially in May, according to new data from the Department of Mineral Resources, the state’s oil production increased 2.7 percent. Local officials cited opera ...

EdgeData launching UAVs toward wind turbine safety.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A new Grand Forks startup, EdgeData, is bringing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and big data to the wind farm.  The company uses UAVs to gather and analyze data on the status and safety of wind turbines. EdgeData’s BladeEdge ...

New Sun Edison wind farm blowing in to Bingham.

BINGHAM, Maine — Construction on a new Sun Edison wind farm is underway in Bingham. The 56-trubine wind farm is expected to be the largest wind energy project in the state. Sun Edison officials estimate the company will invest $420 million in the pro ...

Beethoven Wind Farm powering employment in Avon.

TRIPP, S.D. — After 10 months of construction, the Beethoven Wind Farm is operational near Tripp. The 43-turbine wind farm, which is owned by BayWa r.e., is creating seven jobs at an operations and maintenance facility in Avon. BayWa r.e. officials not ...

Franklin Well Services strikes jobs in Vincennes.

VINCENNES, Ind. — Oil well service provider Franklin Well Services is moving its headquarters to Vincennes. In addition, the company is creating 92 jobs in the next four years. Franklin Well Services will establish its headquarters in downtown Vincenn ...