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.

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