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  • David Ellis presents £3,000 donation to Alzheimer's Society as part of Let's Give safety initiative at Stanlow Refinery
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    Essar marks safety milestone with £3,000 donation to charity

    2021-03-31T12:54:00Z

    Essar has made a donation of £3,000 to The Alzheimer’s Society after a significant safety milestone was reached at its Stanlow refinery

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    Essar Oil UK unveils plans for £750m hydrogen production plant at Stanlow

    2021-01-13T15:10:00Z

    Essar Oil UK has unveiled plans to build a £750m hydrogen production hub at its Stanlow Refinery in Cheshire in a joint venture with Progressive Energy, developers of HyNet North West.

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    Hoyer Petrolog dismisses disruption claims as Stanlow drivers vote to strike

    2020-10-23T14:22:00Z

    Forecourt operators and oil companies are set to suffer disruption due to a tanker drivers strike, according to the Unite union, although the transport company involved says the impact will be “negligible”.

  • FT Asda PFS Tonypandy
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    Essar Oil UK extends deal to supply Asda with petrol and diesel

    2020-10-14T14:01:00Z

    Essar Oil UK, which owns and operates the Stanlow Refinery, has announced a new agreement with Asda for the supply of petrol and diesel in the Midlands. Asda has an existing contract to lift road transport fuels direct from the Road Terminal at Stanlow. The new agreement, however, is the first time that the retail giant will source products from Essar’s Kingsbury Terminal, close to Birmingham.

  • FT - Byron Barker 2 business development manager, Essar Oil UK Ltd
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    UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT: 20 questions for Byron Barker, Essar Oil UK Ltd

    2020-08-10T18:29:00Z

    Essar’s Byron Barker loves his job at Essar and is a golf fantatic but he says his greatest achievement is being a good dad

  • Essar offers NHS staff a 10ppl discount on their fuel
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    Essar offers NHS staff a 10ppl discount on their fuel

    2020-05-06T00:00:00Z

    Essar has joined forces with its retail dealers to give back to the front line NHS staff, by offering them 10ppl discount off their fuel from 7th May. NHS staff can claim their discount when filling up their personal cars at Essar-branded retail forecourts by simply showing their NHS ID ...

  • Essar and Phillips 66 refineries take part in hydrogen projects
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    Essar and Phillips 66 refineries take part in hydrogen projects

    2020-02-19T00:00:00Z

    The UK Petroleum Industry Association (UKPIA) has welcomed the involvement of two UK refineries in separate hydrogen-related projects. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has awarded £13m towards funding for hydrogen projects involving the Essar Stanlow Refinery in Ellesmere Port. The funding given to the HyNet consortium, ...

  • Essar adds business development manager to retail team
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    Essar adds business development manager to retail team

    2020-02-14T00:00:00Z

    Essar has strengthened its retail team with the appointment of Byron Barker as retail business development manager. Barker has five years of industry experience at Suresite, and in his most recent role as wetstock account manager he played a key role in driving wetstock sales and the operational running ...

  • New chief executive officer appointed at Essar Oil UK
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    New chief executive officer appointed at Essar Oil UK

    2020-01-29T00:00:00Z

    Essar Oil UK has appointed a successor to S Thangapandian to head up operations at its Stanlow refinery at Ellesmere Port, which supplies 16% of all UK road transport fuels. Mark Wilson, who has held senior positions at BP and Innovene, takes over as CEO of Essar Oil UK from ...

  • Essar adds two more MPK sites to its national network
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    Essar adds two more MPK sites to its national network

    2019-06-12T00:00:00Z

    Essar is continuing the rollout of its retail offering in the UK this week, with the unveiling of two more MPK Garages sites takng its national network to 71 sites. Previously under the Texaco marque, the newest Essar branded outlets are Blue Gates Service Station located on Tunstall Road, ...

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    MPK Chester Road becomes Essar’s 70th retail site

    2019-06-07T00:00:00Z

    Essar has expanded its retail operation into the North East with the conversion of MPK’s Chester Road station in Stanley, County Durham. Chester Road is Essar’s 70th site in the UK, and the 13th MPK location to switch to the brand. Essar plans to open its first company-owned flagship site ...

  • Essar expands retail operation into the North East
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    Essar expands retail operation into the North East

    2019-05-17T00:00:00Z

    Essar has expanded its retail operation into the North East with the conversion of MPK’s Chester Road station in Stanley, County Durham. Chester Road is Essar’s 70th site in the UK, and the 13th MPK location to switch to the Essar brand. Ramsay Macdonald, head of retail at ...

  • Essar to receive RoSPA Health & Safety Award
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    Essar to receive RoSPA Health & Safety Award

    2019-05-10T00:00:00Z

    Essar at Stanlow has been handed a prestigious award in recognition of its practices and achievements in helping its employees and Business Partners get home safely at the end of the working day. The refinery has achieved a Gold in the internationally-renowned RoSPA Health and Safety Awards, the longest-running industry ...

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    Essar Oil (UK) is principal sponsor of Forecourt Awards

    2019-03-11T00:00:00Z

    Essar Oil (UK) has been revealed as the new principal sponsor of this year’s Forecourt Trader Awards the industry’s most prestigious awards programme. The long-established competition is the showcase for the petrol retailing industry recognising and rewarding those businesses at the leading edge of their profession. The Forecourt ...

  • Essar on a mission to grow dealer network
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    Essar on a mission to grow dealer network

    2019-03-08T00:00:00Z

    Essar Oil (UK) has restated its aim of 400 sites within the next five years, following the appointment of Ramsay MacDonald as head of retail at the start of the year. “We’ve got fuel quality, we’ve got scale, we’ve got the ambition, the image, the team,” said MacDonald. “It’s not ...

  • Essar Oil UK appoints Mark Amor as head of commercial
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    Essar Oil UK appoints Mark Amor as head of commercial

    2019-03-01T00:00:00Z

    Essar Oil UK has announced the appointment of Mark Amor as head of commercial. He has more than 28 years’ experience working in the downstream oil industry. He joined BP as a graduate in management sciences and operational research in 1991 and held various commercial leadership roles in the supply, ...

  • Essar is new principal sponsor for Forecourt Trader of the Year Awards
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    Essar is new principal sponsor for Forecourt Trader of the Year Awards

    2019-02-15T00:00:00Z

    Essar Oil (UK) has been revealed as the new principal sponsor of this year’s Forecourt Trader Awards – the industry’s most prestigious awards programme. The long-established competition is the showcase for the petrol retailing industry – recognising and rewarding those businesses at the leading edge of their profession. ...

  • Essar Oil strengthens retail team with new territory manager
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    Essar Oil strengthens retail team with new territory manager

    2019-02-13T00:00:00Z

    Essar Oil UK has recruited Manoj Tugnait to join its retail team, supporting the company’s rapidly growing network of stations in the UK. Manoj, previously with BP, Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin Robbins, joins Essar as the territory manager for the Midlands and South West region. He will be looking to ...

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    Essar Oil acquires BP assets to strengthen network

    2019-02-11T00:00:00Z

    The Essar Oil UK Group has acquired a number of assets from BP to strengthen its logistics infrastructure network for supplying service stations. There are currently 67 Essar-branded service stations across England and Wales, and the company has confirmed plans to grow its network to 400 retail sites over the ...

  • Essar Oil UK acquires BP assets to prepare for network expansion
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    Essar Oil UK acquires BP assets to prepare for network expansion

    2019-02-07T00:00:00Z

    The Essar Oil UK Group of companies has acquired of a number of assets from BP to strengthen its logistics infrastructure network as it expands its supplies to service stations. There are currently 67 Essar-branded service stations across England and Wales, and the company has confirmed plans to grow ...