Tom Golembeski

(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.


(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.


(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.