Over 700 Jobs Created
Today, Blackstone President and COO Tony James attended an event to celebrate the official reopening of the Delaware City petroleum refinery, which was closed in 2009 by a previous owner. Mr. James toured the refinery and delivered remarks at the event, attended by Delaware Governor Jack Markell, U.S. Senator Thomas Carper, U.S. Senator Christopher Coons, International Vice President of the United Steelworkers Gary Beevers, and First Reserve Managing Director Tim Day, as well as other dignitaries and employees of the refinery.