Photo: Google Street View A major producer of clean fuels, the refinery processes heavy crude from California’s San Joaquin Valley and Los Angeles Basin, as well as crudes from the Alaska North Slope, South America, West Africa and other Marathon to Appeal Order to Close Pipeline on ReservationThe Bismarck Tribune reports the Bureau of Indian Affairs on July 2 ordered the shutdown of the pipeline that delivers oil to Marathon’s refinery in Mandan. Large Bay Area refinery to shutter temporarily due to low demand Its operations include crude distillation, catalytic cracking, hydrocracking, hydrotreating, and produces gasoline, distillates, anode-grade coke, and more. Explore the Robinson Refinery here. MPC's Robinson Refinery produces 245,000 barrels of oil a day. The Los Angeles refinery is the largest refinery on the West Coast with a crude oil capacity of 363,000 barrels per calendar day (bpcd). The shutdown is being spurred by a significant drop in demand for gasoline and other fuels in light of COVID-19 coronavirus-driven travel restrictions. In the case of High Plains, which delivers oil to Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s 74,000 barrel-a-day Mandan refinery, the U.S. The Marathon Petroleum Co. will "indefinitely idle" its refinery in unincorporated Contra Costa County and convert the site to a terminal facility, the company announced on its website Friday night. The order comes seven years after an easement allowing the line to cross part of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation expired.The BIA also is billing Marathon $187 million for damages associated with the trespass of the company’s Tesoro High Plains Pipeline.The BIA is involved because the federal government owns some of the land that is held in trust for tribal members.The BIA did not respond to requests for comment. The refinery produces gasoline, diesel fuel, distillates, petroleum coke, propane, heavy fuel oil and refinery-grade propylene.Seeking Alpha said full-time refinery employees will be kept on, and reported that the refinery would resume production when market conditions improve.Marathon shut down a smaller refinery in Gallup, N.M. earlier this week for the same reasons.A representative from the Contra Costa County refinery did not immediately return a call or an email for comment Saturday night. Photo: Google Street View The Bismarck Tribune reports the Bureau of Indian Affairs on July 2 ordered the shutdown of the pipeline that delivers oil to Marathon’s refinery in Mandan. Refinery spokesman Ron Day also declined to comment to the newspaper.A statement posted on the company’s website Friday said the line remains operational.The shutdown order comes after several years of negotiations and litigation over the pipeline, which was built in 1953 and has undergone easement renewals every 20 years until the most recent one expired in 2013.The pipeline operator used to be Tesoro and later changed its name to Andeavor before Marathon acquired the company.Stay informed daily on the latest news and advice on COVID-19 from the editors at U.S. News & World Report.These places are the best in America for educating students at all levels.A Jefferson City woman who was accused of luring her ex-husband to his death has been sentenced to five years of supervised probation.The police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis has led to new interest in training officers how to stop fellow officers from using excessive force and committing other misconduct.Managers of the federal government's underground nuclear waste repository in southern New Mexico say operations are ongoing despite a recent increase in COVID-19 cases among workers.Two Connecticut parents filed an appeal in state court challenging a Department of Education requirement that students returning to classrooms this fall wear face masks.Four Indiana cities are suing video streaming services, including Netflix and Hulu, seeking to require them to pay the same franchise fees to local governments that cable companies must pay.Top leaders at the College of William & Mary are taking pay cuts in response to financial uncertainty related to the COVID-19 pandemic.State police say a man is in custody after leading troopers on a chase through three Ohio counties in a stolen ambulance.Bald eagles that soar majestically through Michigan skies are finding danger on the ground.Best States is an interactive platform developed by U.S. News for ranking the 50 U.S. states, alongside news analysis and daily reporting.