Marcus Hook Refinery

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

Braskem America To Purchase Portion Of Sunoco’s Marcus Hook Refinery

Governor Tom Corbett announced today that the Commonwealth will enable a global manufacturer of plastics to purchase a portion of the Sunoco Marcus Hook Refinery, impacting hundreds of jobs and creating dozens more.

07/11/2012

(credit: KYW's Jim Melwert)

Back To Work For Refinery Workers In Delaware County

Workers headed back to the ConnocoPhillips refinery in Trainer on Tuesday morning after a deal was finalized last week to reopen the facility.

06/26/2012

(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

(Charles Revna, head of the American Fuel and Petroleum Manufacturers Association.  Credit: David Madden)

Officials Eye Shutdown of Area Oil Refineries as National Security Issue

“These assets are critical and need to be treated as such by the government,” says Charles Drevna, head of the American Fuel and Petroleum Manufacturers Association.

03/19/2012

(Marcus Hook refinery, in file photo.  Credit: David Madden)

Sunoco Laying Off 1/3 Of Remaining Workers At Marcus Hook Refinery

More than 100 workers at Sunoco’s Marcus Hook refinery have been told not to report to work after this week.

02/15/2012

(The Sunoco refinery in Marcus Hook, Pa.    Credit: David Madden)

Marcus Hook, Pa. Prepares To Deal With Sale Or Loss Of Refinery

Sunoco’s announcement that it is getting out of the refinery business has residents of Marcus Hook more than a little worried.

09/08/2011

(Jerry Dugan, of the United Steelworkers, outside the Sunoco shareholders' meeting near Logan Circle.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Union Says Sunoco Wants To Close Local Refineries, Laying Off Thousands

Union workers gathered outside Sunoco’s annual shareholders’ meeting in center city Philadelphia to voice fears that the company may close its two area refineries.

05/05/2011

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