Delco Officials Think Sunoco Refinery's Future Is In Marcellus ShaleDelaware County has released the results of a $100,000 study looking into the future of the closed Sunoco oil refinery in Marcus Hook.
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.
Officials Eye Shutdown of Area Oil Refineries as National Security Issue"These assets are critical and need to be treated as such by the government," says Charles Drevna, head of the American Fuel and Petroleum Manufacturers Association.
Stigall Show Log 2.28.12Chris covers the story of FOX 29 not airing video on Mayor Nutter patting a woman's buttocks while bowling and discusses the issue with Dan Gross of the Daily News. He talks to Marcus Hook Mayor James Schiliro about the status of the Sunoco refinery in Marcus Hook and to Chuck Darrow of the Daily News about the death of a casino executive in Atlantic City.
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.
Corbett Says He's Working on Dredging, Refinery Jobs in Philadelphia AreaGovernor Tom Corbett says he’s working to preserve and create jobs on two major fronts in the Philadelphia region.
Sunoco Plans To Sell Or Shut Philadelphia, Marcus Hook RefineriesSunoco 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.
Union Says Sunoco Wants To Close Local Refineries, Laying Off ThousandsUnion workers gathered outside Sunoco's annual shareholders' meeting in center city Philadelphia to voice fears that the company may close its two area refineries.