Superior, WI (Northland's NewsCenter) Murphy Oil in Superior has been sold.
Calumet Specialty Products Partners is buying the Superior Refinery for $214–million plus the value of hydrocarbon inventory.
The refinery has been a major contributor to Superior's economy since it was built in 1951.
About 156 workers jobs could be affected because of the sale.
Murphy Oil's president said in a prepared statement that they're pleased to announce the refinery's sale as they exit the refining business.
The sale is expected to close by the end of this year.