Sunoco Being Acquired By a Texas-Based Oil Company, But HQ Will Remain HereA Texas-based energy company has offered to buy Sunoco for $5.3 billion but says it will keep a strong Philadelphia presence.
Part 1: Where We Are NowWhat has brought the region to this stage, where two major oil refineries have been shut down and a third could join them in a couple of months?
Part 2: Why You Should CareIf, like most people, you're worried about gasoline prices, you might.
Part 3: Multiple BlowsThe tiny town of Marcus Hook, Pa. depended heavily on earned income taxes from the Sunoco plant, now closed. Its local economy is in trouble.
Part 4: What's AheadSo, with a half-billion-dollar potential hit to the regional economy looming in just three months, what does the future hold for the Delaware Valley's three local refineries? Sunoco CEO Brian MacDonald isn't sure.
Report: Shutdown of Refineries Will Mean Fuel Price Hikes Along East CoastMeanwhile, there's word that an oil executive has expressed an interest in the Sunoco refinery in Southwest Philadelphia.
Sunoco Laying Off 1/3 Of Remaining Workers At Marcus Hook RefineryMore than 100 workers at Sunoco's Marcus Hook refinery have been told not to report to work after this week.
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.
Congressional Delegation Visits Delaware County Over Threatened Refinery ClosuresRep. Pat Meehan (at lectern) figures some 2,600 jobs are on the line if three Delaware County refineries shut down.
Conoco-Phillips Puts Its Trainer, Pa. Refinery On The BlockCompany officials say workers will spend this week shutting down the refinery and the next few months keeping things in order for a potential buyer.
Marcus Hook, Pa. Prepares To Deal With Sale Or Loss Of RefinerySunoco’s announcement that it is getting out of the refinery business has residents of Marcus Hook more than a little worried.