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Carlyle Group

(Mayor Nutter, third from right, and other government officials help cut a ribbon at the former Sunoco refinery in Southwest Philadelphia.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Officials Celebrate Opening of Fuel Transport Facility in Southwest Philly

The first trainload of crude oil arrived Wednesday from North Dakota’s Bakken shale region, only about a year after PES and the Carlyle Group took over the operation of the refinery complex from Sunoco.

10/02/2013

(Gov. Corbett, left, speaks after a Philadelphia Energy Solutions logo is unveiled on an oil tank at the former Sunoco refinery in South Philadelphia.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Former Sunoco Refinery Gets New Life Under New Management

The joint venture between Sunoco and the investment firm The Carlyle Group keeps the refinery and its 850 jobs alive.

09/19/2012

(Sunoco's refinery in South Philadelphia.  Credit: David Madden)

Sunoco Reaches Deal To Save South Philadelphia Refinery

Sunoco’s South Philadelphia refinery — slated to close next month — will remain open under a deal announced on Monday. 850 jobs are being saved by the deal.

07/02/2012

(The Sunoco refinery in Marcus Hook, Pa.   File photo by David Madden)

Sunoco Being Acquired By a Texas-Based Oil Company, But HQ Will Remain Here

A Texas-based energy company has offered to buy Sunoco for $5.3 billion but says it will keep a strong Philadelphia presence.

04/30/2012