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An employee of Petroplus oil refinery stands at the entrance of the... News PhotoBusiness,CGT,Closing,Crisis,Employment Issues,Entrance,Flag,France,Horizontal,Occupation,Oil Refinery,Placard,Poster,Protest,Railing,Rear View,Refinery,Seine-Maritime,Standing,Strike - Industrial Action,WorkingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPAn employee of Petroplus oil refinery stands at the entrance of the 'Rubis' oil terminal on October 24, 2012 in Petit-Couronne, northwestern France. The court in Rouen ordered the liquidation of Petroplus on October 16, 2012, despite two offers for the site that employs 470 people. The court left open the possibility for other bidders to come forward by November 5 however, amid widespread anger among the refinery's workers. AFP PHOTO/CHARLY TRIBALLEAU (Photo credit should read CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP/Getty Images)