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Propane shortage strikes Mid-Missouri

Feb 20, 2014
propane tank
ryochiji / Flickr

Some Kirksville residents are finding it hard to stay warm this winter due to a propane inventory shortage in the area.

MFA Oil CEO announces retirement

Feb 19, 2014

The president and CEO of MFA Oil announced Monday that he is retiring. After 32 years of working with MFA Oil, Jerry Taylor will retire on August 31, 2014. 

MFA Oil approved to purchase Mamtek property in Moberly

Dec 3, 2013
mamtek
Kristofor Husted / KBIA

MFA Oil announced this afternoon it has been approved to purchase property in Moberly that would have housed the Mamtek facility. MFA officials could not comment on the sale price, but say a bankruptcy court has approved the sale of the 33 acre property. 

Corey Mehaffy is the President of Moberly Area Economic Development. He said the city is looking forward to assisting MFA in preparing the facility for use after the previous trouble the city had with the space.

Wes Agresta / Argonne National Laboratory

A project to use a giant grass for a biofuel is back on the drawing board after several problems arose during a test burn.

Columbia City Hall
KBIA file photo

The Columbia City Council was scheduled to vote Monday on a rezoning request that would allow a Break Time convenience store to be built at Rock Quarry Road and Grindstone Parkway, but MFA Oil withdrew the request.

MFA Oil withdrew its rezoning plan because neighbors in the area signed a petition against it. Phebe Lamar, an attorney for MFA Oil, said it soon became clear the City Council wouldn’t approve the plan.

Lamar said MFA Oil has done a lot to address the concerns of neighboring residents.