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Area fuel supply likely to take hit


Three refineries going offline, cutting 20-30 percent



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January 12, 2012
SOUTHBRIDGE — Many area residents and businesses are already looking at alternatives to oil, but have yet another reason to consider reducing driving, switching heating fuels and/or improving insulation.

Just before Christmas, the U.S. Energy Information Agency reported that Sunoco and ConocoPhillips are planning to sell three of the refineries that supply the Northeast with a large chunk of its oil and motor fuels.

Located in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, two of them are already idle, and the third will be if not sold by July.

For more on this story, please see tomorrow's Southbridge Evening News.

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