Sunoco bringing $2.5 billion tube to Marcus Hook
November 8, 2014 - fall Denim
Business owners in a heart of Marcus Hook are struggling.
Andre Alston owns Urban Denim and hopes Sunoco’s 2.5 billion tube plan will fuel a swell in sales.
“With a oil refineries out of business, it’s tough for a lot tiny businesses down here. Me myself, we really could use that help,” pronounced Alston.
The plan is called Mariner East 2.
It will concede for a enlargement of existent pipelines and transformation of healthy gas liquids from Eastern Ohio, West Virginia and Western Pennsylvania – all to Marcus Hook.
Here it’ll be processed and afterwards propane, ethane and butane will be distributed via a United States and opposite a world.
“This not usually means thousands of construction jobs here in Delaware County and hundreds of permanent jobs, it’s a $2.5 billion investment in Pennsylvania being done by Sunoco Logistics,” pronounced Councilman John McBlain
Union personality Dennis Stephano says a building trades will advantage most. However once a plan is finished a series of permanent jobs will tumble distant brief of a roughly 800 jobs that existed when this was an oil refinery.
“There might be a lot of product using out of here though there won’t be as many people operative here and a taxation bottom suffers, a propagandize district suffers, a county suffers,” pronounced Stephano, USW Local 10-234.
Sunoco and county leaders don’t nonetheless know a mercantile impact on internal businesses though they’re carefree Mariner East 2 will coax some-more growth in a future.
The plan is approaching to start during a finish of this year and be finished by a finish of 2016.