5 June 2012 0 Comments

Sunoco: Timeline of an American Company – Ardmore

According to Sunoco’s website the company started in 1886 with the purchase of oil leases near Lima, Ohio. READ MORE Sunoco’s history: Timeline Philadelphia Business Journal  Monday, April 30, 2012, 1920 — Opens first service station, in Ardmore, Pa.

29 May 2012 0 Comments

Sunoco and Corporate Welfare: Rebating Taxes – Taking From One Citizen To Give To Another

Millions to Billionaires   “In 2004, the city of Philadelphia and the state of Pennsylvania pledged $53.5 million in special loans and grants to retain and grow six large companies in Philadelphia….The public subsidies Sunoco received helped fund the company’s then-new headquarters in 221,000 square feet at Mellon Bank Center in Philadelphia. It had jumped […]

22 February 2012 0 Comments

Southeast Pennsylvania Loses Refineries

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – With operations at two Delaware County oil refineries suspended, and a third in Southwest Philadelphia threatened in the New Year, thousands of local jobs hang in the balance. And one small municipality has decided to speak its’ collective mind with its’ tax dollars. Sunoco to shut down Marcus Hook refinery Friday; lay […]