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Advancing Utah's Energy Future

Savage keeps on truckin’

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C.J. McManus – Sun Advocate

Since it’s founding, the Castle Country has made it’s way through the production of energy and the mining of coal. At Savage, two brothers started with a single truck nearly 70 years ago and have since found a way to find the necessary solutions to move the world’s energy related products.

“We are a long established company here in Carbon and Emery County,” said Savage Services Eastern Utah General Manager Garth Nielsen. “For that reason we continue to look for ways to expand and diversify our operations to keep people employed. We are dedicated to keeping this company moving forward.

The Castle Country operation began transporting crude oil from the Uintah Basin over to the Savage Energy Terminal in 2014 and trans-loading the oil onto rail cars. Those cars are then transported to refineries all across the United States.

“Our operations gave the Uintah Basin another outlet for their crude oil, because before we started loading, they could only take their product to the Salt Lake terminals,” explained Nielsen. “We have plenty of room to expand the energy terminal here in Carbon County and have plans to do just that. In the future, we hope to be able to accept larger volumes of crude from multiple customers.” (…)

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