Robert Brelsford Downstream Technology Editor Meridian Energy Group Inc. has let a contract to Winkler Cos. LLC to provide site control for a full-conversion refinery in Winkler County, Tex., in the heart of the Permian basin. The Permian basin refinery, which will process local crude from the Delaware basin into a full slate of refined products for local and regional markets, will have a throughput capacity of about 60,000 b/d and be modeled after Meridian’s grassroots 49,500-b/sd high-conversion Davis refinery currently under construction in Billings County in the heart of southwestern North Dakota’s Bakken shale region, Meridian said.

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