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Marathon’s Detroit Refinery Workers Aim to Avoid Strike: Union


The Teamsters’ union said Feb. 16 that it wants to negotiate a new contract with Marathon Petroleum for its members at the Detroit refinery without going on strike, according to Reuters.

  • "We don't have a date set for a strike, nor do we have a timeline if it comes to that. Our goal is to settle the contract in bargaining without having to go on strike," the Teamsters spokesperson said, cited by Reuters.
  • The refinery has a capacity of 140k b/d and processes manly heavy sweet and sour crudes to produce gasoline and distillates.

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