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  • Essar staff raise funds for local mental health charity
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    Essar staff raise funds for local mental health charity

    2018-08-22T00:00:00Z

    Employees at Essar’s Stanlow refinery recently celebrated their annual charity day with a donation to mental health charity Chapter. The company donated £7,500 to the Ellesmere Port-based organisation, which was also supported by employees fundraising an additional £1,300 through collections, a sum that will be matched by Essar and brings ...

  • Essar signs up 53rd site to its UK network
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    Essar signs up 53rd site to its UK network

    2018-08-17T00:00:00Z

    Loggerheads Garage, near Mold in North Wales, has become the latest petrol station to join the Essar brand, making it the 53rd site in the Essar UK network. The family business is run by Brian and Adi Robinson, who plan to invest later this year in expansion of their Spar ...

  • Essar Oil (UK) increases revenue despite Stanlow down time
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    Essar Oil (UK) increases revenue despite Stanlow down time

    2018-07-04T00:00:00Z

    Essar Oil (UK) has reported increased revenues for the year ending March 31, despite operating its Stanlow Oil refinery for only nine months in the financial year due to a shutdown period involving upgrade work. Revenues were 10.2% up at $5.4bn versus $4.9bn the previous year despite a 20.9% ...

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    Stoke-on-Trent Essar sites are set to re-open

    2018-06-07T00:00:00Z

    Four sites that were operated by Top 50 Indie Javid Iqbal, and closed down suddenly last month, are set to reopen under new ownership. The four Essar-branded sites, all in Stoke-on-Trent, closed without notice, amid reports the freeholder had terminated the leases. Now the local press is reporting that business-man ...

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    Essar seeks partners for flagship project

    2018-06-07T00:00:00Z

    Essar Oil UK is looking to build on its retail brand by developing a leading edge, new-build Roadside Retail location, opposite the entrance to its Stanlow Refinery in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire. The company is keen to use this retail investment to highlight its brand and would welcome interest from retail ...

  • Essar Oil seeks retail partner for flagship service station
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    Essar Oil seeks retail partner for flagship service station

    2018-05-25T00:00:00Z

    Having broken through the milestone of more than 50 dealer-supplied sites, Essar Oil UK is looking to build on its retail brand by developing a leading edge, new build “Roadside Retail” location, opposite the entrance to its Stanlow Refinery in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire. The company is keen to use ...

  • Essar Oil expands its UK retail network to 46 sites
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    Essar Oil expands its UK retail network to 46 sites

    2017-12-20T00:00:00Z

    Essar Oil (UK), which owns and operates the Stanlow Refinery, has announced record figures for the first six months of its financial year up to September 30, 2017. It also expanded its UK retail network of Essar-branded petrol stations to 42 sites in the six-month period, which has further ...

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    Essar UK plans co-owned site but slows growth

    2017-10-06T00:00:00Z

    Essar UK has put the target for expansion of its retail network to 400 outlets back to five years. The news came shortly after the company revealed plans to open its first company-owned site. A spokesman said the company-owned site was a former Gulf forecourt which had been closed ...

  • Essar extends target for 400 branded outlets to five years
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    Essar extends target for 400 branded outlets to five years

    2017-09-15T00:00:00Z

    Essar UK has put back the target for expansion of its retail network to 400 outlets to five years, shortly after revealing plans to open its first company owned forecourt site. The first Essar-branded forecourt opened in November 2015 and last year it said it planned to grow its ...

  • Company owned site to join Essar network
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    Company owned site to join Essar network

    2017-09-06T00:00:00Z

    The UK network of Essar branded filling stations has grown to 36 and the company has planning permission for the first company owned site, which it plans to open later this year. A spokesman said the company owned site was a former Gulf forecourt which had been closed for ...

  • Essar marks Stanlow acquisition anniversary with charity donation
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    Essar marks Stanlow acquisition anniversary with charity donation

    2017-08-16T00:00:00Z

    The sixth anniversary of the acquisition of Stanlow Refinery by Essar Oil UK has been recognised with a £7,500 donation from the company to the Ellesmere Port-based charity Cheshire Young Carers. Employees also supported the organisation by raising an additional £1,800 through collections, a sum that will be matched ...

  • Essar Oil UK Refinery to receive RoSPA award
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    Essar Oil UK Refinery to receive RoSPA award

    2017-06-28T00:00:00Z

    Essar Oil UK’s Stanlow Manufacturing Complex is among the winners in the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) 2017 awards, for its commitment to Occupational Health and Safety. The refinery achieved the Order of Distinction (21 consecutive Golds) award in the prestigious annual scheme run by the national ...

  • Essar’s Stanlow refinery makes donation to local charity
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    Essar’s Stanlow refinery makes donation to local charity

    2017-06-07T00:00:00Z

    Wirral-based charity Sundowns recently received a donation of £3,000 from Essar at Stanlow, in recognition of the refinery reaching one million hours without a recordable injury. The donation was made through Essar’s Let’s Give programme, which links safety milestones to charitable giving. Employees nominate the charities they would ...

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    Top 50 Indie Javid Iqbal signs up five sites to Essar

    2017-05-15T00:00:00Z

    Top 50 Indie Javid Iqbal has signed up five of his sites to the Essar brand. The sites, which were previously with Esso and are located in Staffordshire and Derbyshire, opened under their new livery on March 30. The following day, a new Essar-branded station was commissioned in the West ...

  • Top 50 Indie signs five sites to Essar brand
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    Top 50 Indie signs five sites to Essar brand

    2017-04-12T00:00:00Z

    Top 50 Indie Javid Iqbal has signed up five of his sites to the Essar brand. The sites, which were previously with the Esso brand and are located in Staffordshire and Derbyshire, opened under their new livery on March 30. The following day, a new Essar-branded station was ...

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    Essar UK fined £1.65m after explosion

    2017-04-05T00:00:00Z

    Essar Oil UK has been fined £1.65m following an explosion at its Stanlow refinery in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire. Liverpool Crown Court heard that while there were no injuries, the blast in the early hours of 14 November 2013 caused internal structures to collapse and damage totalling more than £20m. Problems ...

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    Essar refinery donates £3,000 to local school

    2017-03-24T00:00:00Z

    Essar’s Stanlow refinery has donated £3,000 to Archers Brook SEMH Residential School Charitable Trust in Ellesmere Port, after reaching a safety milestone. The refinery recently achieved a record breaking safety target of three million hours without a recordable injury; a first in the site’s 60-year history. Essar’s Let’s Give programme, ...

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    Essar UK extends downstream with new deal

    2016-08-10T00:00:00Z

    Essar Oil (UK), which owns and operates the Stanlow Refinery at Ellesmere Port, has signed its first agreement for the direct supply of aviation fuel to a commercial carrier, with a major deal having been agreed with Emirates airline at Manchester Airport. Emirates flies three times daily from Manchester ...

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    Essar Oil UK reports record profits

    2016-05-25T00:00:00Z

    Essar Oil UK, which recently started supplying branded fuel to dealers, has reported its highest ever profit in accounts just published. For the year to the end of March, pre-tax profit was $244m compared with $70m the previous year. Gross revenues for the 12 months were $4,992m, a 34% drop ...

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    Fourth Essar-branded forecourt opens

    2016-03-09T00:00:00Z

    Essar Oil (UK) has confirmed the opening of its fourth retail site, at Sale in Cheshire, since it entered the UK fuel supply sector. The station, which has been operated by the Akhtar family for the past five years, is located in a residential locality and Essar said it has ...