(Reuters) - Delta Air Lines Inc
Delta said on Monday the refinery would be run by a leadership team headed by Jeffrey Warmann, who last ran Murphy Oil USA's Meraux, Louisiano refinery. The bid to buy the plant has puzzled analysts who wondered how an airline could succeed at running a refinery that has lost money for experienced energy companies.
Delta said its Monroe Energy LLC unit expects to close the purchase in the first half. Under a three-year agreement as part of the deal, oil major BP