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  • 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 ...

  • First Morrisons Daily opens at Essar-branded MPK site
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    First Morrisons Daily opens at Essar-branded MPK site

    2019-01-25T00:00:00Z

    Essar has confirmed the first opening of a Morrisons Daily at one of its branded retail outlets at Moulsford in Oxfordshire, with several more planned to follow. The station is one of 12 MPK sites recently unveiled under the Essar marque, following an agreement reached in November. Essar entered the ...

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    Ex-Gulf man Ramsay joins Essar as head of retail

    2019-01-11T00:00:00Z

    Essar Oil UK has announced the appointment of Ramsay MacDonald as head of retail for its expanding network of service stations in the UK. MacDonald, who has over 30 years of industry experience, was previously with Mobil and BP, and was most recently director of retail for Gulf. Essar ...

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    Essar adds 11 more sites with more on the way

    2019-01-11T00:00:00Z

    been added to Essar’s UK retail network, following the recent agreement with Top 50 Indie MPK Garages to rebrand and supply an initial tranche of 12 stations, the first of which opened last month. The addition of the MPK sites brings the total number of outlets in the Essar ...

  • Ramsay MacDonald joins Essar Oil UK as head of retail
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    Ramsay MacDonald joins Essar Oil UK as head of retail

    2019-01-09T00:00:00Z

    Essar Oil UK has announced the appointment of Ramsay MacDonald as head of retail for its expanding network of service stations in the UK. MacDonald, who has over 30 years of industry experience, was previously with Mobil and BP, and was most recently director of retail for Gulf. Essar Oil ...

  • Essar UK adds 11 MPK sites to its network
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    Essar UK adds 11 MPK sites to its network

    2018-12-19T00:00:00Z

    Eleven more sites have been added to Essar’s UK retail network, following the recent agreement with Top 50 Indie MPK Garages to rebrand and supply an initial tranche of 12 stations, the first of which opened last month. The addition of the MPK sites brings the total number of ...

  • Essar supports learning charity
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    Essar supports learning charity

    2018-12-07T00:00:00Z

    Children from schools local to Essar’s Stanlow refinery recently participated in a special visit to Cheshire College South and West (CCSW) in Ellesmere Port. The visit was organised through Essar’s partnership with Passion for Learning, a local charitable organisation working to support primary school age children. The aim of the ...

  • MPK introduces Essar and Morrisons Daily onto forecourts
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    MPK introduces Essar and Morrisons Daily onto forecourts

    2018-11-14T00:00:00Z

    Top 50 Indie MPK Garages has signed a deal with Essar Oil UK to rebrand and supply an initial tranche of 12 sites, and with Morrisons to introduce Morrisons Daily convenience stores on its sites. The deal with Essar, which is the biggest secured by the Essar team ...

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    Essar Oil rebrands its first Shell site in company colours

    2018-11-12T00:00:00Z

    Essar Oil UK has rebranded its first Shell site to company colours with the commissioning of Oundle Road Service Station in Thrapston, Kettering, in Northamptonshire. It is the 54th site unveiled under the Essar marque. Run by dealer Karl Rashid and his family since they acquired the site in ...

  • Essar rebrands former Shell site in Kettering
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    Essar rebrands former Shell site in Kettering

    2018-10-26T00:00:00Z

    Essar Oil UK has rebranded its first Shell site to company colours with the commissioning of Oundle Road service station in Thrapston, Kettering, in Northamptonshire. It is the 54 th site unveiled under the Essar Marque. Run by dealer Karl Rashid and his family since they acquired the site ...