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

Officials Address Safety Concerns At Shuttered Oil Refineries

Delaware County Emergency Service officials met with representatives from Sunoco and Conoco Phillips oil refineries on Thursday to discuss public safety concerns following the closure of the two facilities.

02/10/2012

Marcus Hook Refinery, Sept. 1st 1954. (Photo by Charles Fenno Jacobs//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)

After Cutting Local Refinery Jobs, Sunoco CEO Stepping Down

The CEO at Sunoco is stepping down at the end of the month after four years at the helm, overseeing changes that include a decision to get out of the oil refining business in favor becoming a retail operation.

02/03/2012

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

Closing A Plant Will Be Costly To Companies If Proposed Bill Passes In NJ

Standing in front of the former Sunoco refinery in West Deptford, Assemblyman John Burzichelli is among those who want the company to pay for the loss of some 500 jobs.

01/26/2012

Marcus Hook Mayor James Schiliro. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Lawmakers Discuss Safety of Idled Delco Refineries

Officials of Sunoco and ConocoPhillips told state lawmakers yesterday they are still working to find a buyer their idled Delaware County refineries, while local emergency response officials expressed concerns that they may be left holding the bag if no buyers are found.

01/11/2012

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

Delaware County Politician Asks For Sunoco Boycott As Company Cuts Local Jobs

With operations at two Delaware County oil refineries suspended, and a third in Southwest Philadelphia threatened in the New Year, thousands of local jobs hang in the balance.

12/28/2011

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

Little Apparent Substance In Talks Over Closure of 3 Area Oil Refineries

“What we heard today was absolutely nothing,” said United Steelworkers VP Gary Beevers after a meeting in Marcus Hook.

12/19/2011

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Sunoco Idles Marcus Hook Refinery; 490 Layoffs Expected

Sunoco is idling a refinery in suburban Philadelphia, and the company says about 490 layoffs are expected.

12/01/2011

(Left to right, outside the Sunoco refinery in Marcus Hook:   Michael Krancer, secretary, Pa. Dept. of Environmental Protection; US Rep. Bob Brady; US Rep. Pat Meehan; US Rep. Chaka Fattah; Jack Whelan, chairman, Delaware County Council.   Photo credit:  David Madden)

Congressional Delegation Visits Delaware County Over Threatened Refinery Closures

Rep. Pat Meehan (at lectern) figures some 2,600 jobs are on the line if three Delaware County refineries shut down.

09/28/2011

(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

Stigall Show Log 9.7.11

Chris analyzes the fallout from Teamster President James Hoffa’s comments on Labor Day. He talks to Pat Meehan about the potential closing of two local Sunoco refineries and Dom Giordano about the strike by high school teachers at Catholic High Schools in Philadelphia.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–09/07/2011

(The Sunoco refinery at Marcus Hook, Pa.   File photo)

Sunoco Plans To Sell Or Shut Philadelphia, Marcus Hook Refineries

Sunoco says it will try to sell its refineries in Philadelphia and Marcus Hook, and if that’s not possible, they’ll be shut down next July.

09/06/2011

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Police Seek Suspects In NJ Gas Station Robbery

Police are searching for three suspects in an early morning gas station robbery on May 24.

05/26/2011

Fire

Power Failure Sends Smoke Aloft At Marcus Hook Refinery

Officials at a suburban Philadelphia refinery say a power failure is responsible for flames and plumes of black smoke shooting from its stacks, but there is no danger to the public.

03/28/2011

Police Searching For Man They Say Robbed Feasterville Sunoco

No one was hurt, but the suspect made off with the cash register.

03/22/2011

Victim

Police: Security Guard Shot, Robbed At Sunoco Station

Philadelphia Police are searching for a suspect who is accused of shooting and robbing a man in a security guard uniform in the city’s Mantua neighborhood.

12/24/2010

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