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Trainer Pa.

Congressman Pat Meehan (left) and Senator Pat Toomey (right).

Local Politicians Feel Oil Refineries In Area At Risk Again

Two local politicians suggest a federal regulation could put local refineries, and the jobs they create, at risk.

08/25/2013

(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., prior to its shutdown.  File photo by David Madden)

Report: Shutdown of Refineries Will Mean Fuel Price Hikes Along East Coast

Meanwhile, there’s word that an oil executive has expressed an interest in the Sunoco refinery in Southwest Philadelphia.

03/02/2012

(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

(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