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Sunoco Praised For Revising Its Criminal Background Check Policy

Several Philadelphia advocacy groups are applauding one of the area’s largest employers for changing its hiring practices to give those with criminal records a better chance at a job. And they’re hoping other companies take note.

03/28/2014

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Sunoco Moving Hundreds of Jobs From Phila. and Tinicum to Newtown Square

Sunoco officials say they have decided to consolidate about 500 jobs into one new location in Newtown Square (Delaware County), starting in 2016.

12/17/2013

(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

(The former Sunoco "Eagle Point" refinery in West Deptford, NJ. Credit: David Madden)

NJ Senate Pres. Sues West Deptford Over Alleged Tax-Avoidance Deal

Sen. Steve Sweeney’s legislation requires oil companies that shut down facilities to hand over any tax appeal proceeds to the state for environmental cleanup.

11/14/2012

(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

(Sunoco's Eagle Point Refinery, in 2004.  File photo courtesy Sunoco)

No Deal Reached To Move Sunoco Eagle Point Refinery To India, Say Officials

An Indian company which announced plans to buy and dismantle the Sunoco “Eagle Point” refinery in Westville, NJ and move it overseas does not appear to have lined up financing for the project.

01/10/2012

(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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