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Sale agreed over Murco oil refinery in Milford Haven

It has been confirmed that a sale has been agreed on the Murco oil refinery in Milford Haven. A deal has been agreed with Klesch Refining Ltd, and is expected to close no later than October.

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Hundreds of jobs saved in Murco oil refinery deal

Around 400 jobs have been saved after an agreement over the sale of the Murco oil refinery in Milford Haven.

The deal has been welcomed by Pembrokeshire Council, who have described the sale as 'good news' for Pembrokeshire and Wales.

The Murco oil refinery at Milford Haven Credit: ITV News Wales

The news has also been welcomed by the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport. In a statement today, Edwina Hart AM said: "Today’s announcement is very good news and the first step in securing the long-term future of the Milford Haven refinery."

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