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US refinery strike widens to include Shell JV

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Strikes are underway or have been called at 15 US plants, including 12 refineries.

Houston

THE US refinery strike widened on its 20th day, with workers at the nation's largest refinery walking off jobs and joining picket lines on Saturday as the United Steelworkers union (USW) pushes for a new contract that improves wages and safety.

Strikes are underway or have