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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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Wales Minister welcomes Murco oil refinery deal

Stephen Crabb has welcomed the deal on Twitter Credit: ITV News Wales

The Secretary of State for Wales has welcomed the news that a deal has been reached over the future of the Murco oil refinery in Milford Haven.

On twitter, the Wales Minister described the deal between Murco Petroleum Ltd and Klesch Refining Ltd as 'excellent news' for Murco employees.

He added that it is "important to maintain UK oil refining".

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