BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Nov 21, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Delek US Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: DK), a diversified energy company with
assets in the petroleum refining, marketing and retail industries, today
confirmed that there has been one fatality resulting from a fire which
occurred at the Company's 60,000-barrel-per-day Tyler, Texas refinery on
"We are deeply saddened by the loss of our friend and colleague. Our
thoughts and prayers remain with the family," said Frank Simmons,
Manager of the Tyler Refinery.
"Our community has banded together during this time of tragic loss,"
said Danny Thomas, a United Steel Workers union spokesperson and
Chairman of the refinery's Workman's Committee. "In the days and weeks
ahead, we will be working to identify the cause and origin of the
incident. We extend our deepest sympathies to the families of all those
About Delek US Holdings, Inc.
Delek US Holdings, Inc. is a diversified energy business focused on
petroleum refining, marketing and supply of refined products, and retail
marketing of fuel and general merchandise. The refining segment operates
a high conversion, independent refinery, with a design crude
distillation capacity of 60,000 barrels per day, in Tyler, Texas. The
marketing and supply segment markets refined products through its
terminals in Abilene, Texas and San Angelo, Texas as well as other third
party terminals. The retail segment markets gasoline, diesel and other
refined petroleum products and convenience merchandise through a network
of company-operated retail fuel and convenience stores, operated under
the MAPCO Express(R), MAPCO Mart(R), East Coast(R),
Discount Food Mart(TM), Fast Food and Fuel(TM) and Favorite Markets(R)
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