Press Releases

Quadrant Properties Announces Retail Development

A new retail development is coming to Granite City, Illinois. Located 10 minutes from downtown St. Louis in central Madison County, - 2 minutes south of I-270, or 5 minutes north of the recently opened McKinley Bridge, -Gateway Village is being developed by Quadrant Properties. Quadrant Properties, headquartered in St. Louis, MO has purchased 36 acres along the west side of Route #3. The retail development with include out parcels and as well as other retail/commercial users. The out parcels will be available in the fall of 2008.

ConocoPhillips Announces Wood River Refinery Expansion

A $2 billion expansion of the ConocoPhillips' Wood River Refinery in the SW Illinois portion of the region, that will ensure the facility's commercial viability for decades - even as alternative fuels gain in importance - is moving towards final approval in early October. If, as expected, the investment is approved by the directors of ConocoPhillips and its partner in the project, TransCanada Pipelines, the refining capacity at Wood River would increase from 306,000 barrels of crude oil daily to between 360,000 and 370,000 barrels a day. The increased capacity would come on line in 2010.


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