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Which Big Refiner Is Boosting U.S. Capacity?

By Taylor Muckerman – Updated Apr 7, 2017 at 12:30PM

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A deal between two of energy's major players was announced this morning. Marathon Petroleum (MPC -4.32%) will be purchasing a number of Gulf-area assets from BP (BP 0.58%), including a large refinery located in Texas City, Texas. The deal is reportedly worth upwards of $2.5 billion. Watch the video above for Fool.com analyst Taylor Muckerman's full report on the story.

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