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United Steelworkers Union

(Gov. Corbett, left, speaks after a Philadelphia Energy Solutions logo is unveiled on an oil tank at the former Sunoco refinery in South Philadelphia.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Former Sunoco Refinery Gets New Life Under New Management

The joint venture between Sunoco and the investment firm The Carlyle Group keeps the refinery and its 850 jobs alive.

09/19/2012

(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

(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