Flint Hills Resources is an industry leader in refining, chemicals, and biofuels and ingredients, with operations primarily in Texas and the Midwest. FHR's manufacturing capability is built upon six decades of ...
Flint Hills Resources is an industry leader in refining, chemicals, and biofuels and ingredients, with operations primarily in Texas and the Midwest. FHR's manufacturing capability is built upon six decades of refining experience, and the company has expanded its operations through capital projects and acquisitions worth more than $13 billion since 2002. The company is based in Wichita, Kansas, and has more than 5,000 employees.
Flint Hills Resources produces and markets gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, asphalt, ethanol, biodiesel, liquefied natural gas, olefins, polymers, intermediate chemicals, as well as base oils, distillers corn oil and distillers grain.
Our culture is based on Principled Entrepreneurship™, which means employees combine a commitment to integrity and compliance with a focus on innovation to anticipate market changes and produce products that make lives better.
Employees drive the innovation that has resulted in developing value-added fuels and new technologies, while achieving safety, efficiency and environmental protection goals. A core set of values shared by employees – including value creation and customer focus – is the key to building a business that is sustainable over the long term.
Flint Hills Resources, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., one of the largest privately held companies in America according to Forbes magazine. FHR and its predecessor companies have been in the refining business since 1951.
Flint Hills Resources was born out of a desire to better compete and pursue opportunities in the refining and chemicals industries. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of [Koch Industries](http://www.crunchbase.com/organization/koch-industries), and has independent leadership and separate financial decision-making authorities. Flint Hills Resources was named for the Flint Hills of Kansas, an area that features lush tall grass prairies, pristine natural springs and beautiful vistas. The company’s headquarters is in Wichita, Kan., near the Flint Hills.
Flint Hills Resources is an independent refining, chemicals and biofuels company. It strives to create value for its customers and society – through the way its facilities operate, its efficient use of resources, the products it produces and markets, and its involvement in its communities. The company has expanded its operations through capital projects and acquisitions worth more than $7.6 billion since 2002.
Its refineries produce fuels that power much of Texas, the Midwest and the Alaska interior. The company's ethanol and biodiesel plants produce fuels that are used across the United States. Its petrochemicals are used to manufacture goods from plastics to building products to packaging materials. The asphalt it produces is used in communities across the Midwest and Alaska. The base oils it markets are the principle raw material used to produce premium motor oil, commercial lubricants and sealants and coatings.
Flint Hills Resources’ manufacturing capability is built upon six decades of refining experience. The company has expanded its production capacity – through acquisitions and capital projects – to meet customer needs in the markets it serves in Alaska, the Midwest and Texas, as well as the global polymers, olefins, aromatics and intermediate chemicals industries.
With its strong manufacturing, marketing and product innovation capabilities, Flint Hills Resources’ employees work to anticipate customer demands and then efficiently and profitably meet those needs.
Flint Hills Resources operates refineries in Alaska (North Pole), Minnesota (Rosemount) and Texas (Corpus Christi East and West) with a combined crude oil processing capacity of about 670,000 barrels of crude oil per day. These facilities are served by strategically located terminals and pipelines, some of which are operated by [Koch Pipeline Company, L.P.](http://www.crunchbase.com/organization/koch-pipeline-company-l-p) Flint Hills Resources' interests in Canada include Calgary-based crude oil marketing, transportation and storage. Supply for the refineries is secured through crude oil purchasing offices located in Calgary, Denver and Houston.
Flint Hills Resources operates ethanol plants in Iowa (Fairbank, Iowa Falls, Menlo and Shell Rock) and Nebraska (Fairmont); and has a regional office in Ames, Iowa. The plants have a combined annual capacity of 550 million gallons of ethanol. Flint Hills Resources, a leading producer of transportation fuels in the Upper Midwest, is the largest purchaser of ethanol in Minnesota, where it has utilized ethanol and other biofuels in its fuel distribution system since the mid-’90s. The company also has made equity investments in bioenergy companies, and operates a biodiesel plant near Fort Worth, Texas.
Flint Hills Resources is a leading producer of chemicals and related products with manufacturing facilities in Illinois, Michigan and Texas. The company produces aromatics, intermediates and EPS, olefins and polymers. End uses for these chemicals include: synthetic fibers, agricultural chemicals, packaging, coatings, and appliance and automotive parts.
Flint Hills Resources is an independent refining, chemicals and biofuels company based in Wichita, Kan.