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Shell Clyde refinery closure

Shell Australia said it would shut down its Clyde oil refinery in Western Sydney on 30 September 2012:

Shell speeds up refinery closure

It’s well into October and they’re still burning!

That means their toxic pollution continues to waft over nearby residential areas.

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Shell speeds up refinery closure

Shell has been non-committal on the future of its Geelong refinery…

SHELL has brought forward the closure of its Clyde refinery in Sydney by up to nine months, cutting about 350 jobs as tough operating conditions plaguing the shrinking sector worsen.

Shell said it would close the 90-year-old refinery on September 30, which is earlier than indicated last year when the company said Clyde would close some time before the middle of next year.

Like most Australian manufacturers, refineries are straining under the weight of a high dollar, high-skilled labour costs and expensive raw materials – in the case of refineries, crude oil. read more

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Shell to close Sydney refinery

Oil company Shell will close a Sydney refinery in September, creating uncertainty for up to 275 employees and at least 100 contractors.

Thursday June 7, 2012

Oil company Shell will close a Sydney refinery in September, creating uncertainty for up to 275 employees and at least 100 contractors.

The company on Thursday informed staff at the Clyde refinery, in Sydney’s west, that operations will stop from September 30.

Staff will be supported in finding other employment, either within the terminal operations at the site, or elsewhere within Shell, the company said.

Up to 30 employees had already found other jobs, Shell said.

The decision to close down comes almost one year after Shell decided to convert the Clyde refinery into a dedicated fuel import terminal. read more

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