2021

Essar submits planning application for hydrogen production plants
Essar Oil (UK) Ltd announced today that it had submitted a planning application to Cheshire West and Chester Council, seeking approval for the construction of hydrogen production plants at its Stanlow Manufacturing Complex in Ellesmere Port. 

14 October 2021

Essar employees support STEAM festival 2021
Essar was delighted to be the main sponsor of the 2021 Ellesmere Port STEAM festival, which was held at the National Waterways Museum in the town. 

13 October 2021

Essar confirms appointment of new Head of Marketing
Essar Oil UK is pleased to announce the appointment of Carlos Rojas as Head of Marketing and Logistics.

6 October 2021

Essar Oil UK announces agreement with HMRC
Essar Oil (UK) Limited (EOUK) confirms it has entered into a new time to pay agreement with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). 

28th September 2021

Essar Oil UK Statement re: Press Speculation
Further to an article published tonight on The Times website, itself an almost identical article to one published a week prior by Sky News.

25th September 2021

Essar Chester Half Marathon returns to the city
The sun shone brightly as thousands of runners and spectators returned to the city for the 39th Essar Chester Half Marathon.

23rd September 2021

Essar Oil UK provides Financing, VAT and Governance Update
Essar Oil (UK) Limited (“EOUK” or “the Company”) provides an update on its financing, VAT payments and Governance.

17th September 2021

Essar expands UK aviation footprint
Essar Oil (UK) Limited today announced it has begun supplying jet fuel directly to airlines at Cardiff Airport, with new deals having already been secured with various carriers that operate flights from the facility.

4th August 2021

Essar Oil UK announces appointment of Chief Executive Officer
The Board of Directors of Essar Oil (UK) Limited (“EOUK”) today announced the appointment of Deepak Maheshwari as its Chief Executive Officer. 

2nd August 2021

Essar Oil UK announces appointment of Advisory Council
Essar Oil (UK) Limited (“EOUK”) has announced the formation and appointment of the company’s first Advisory Council.  

30th July 2021

Tranmere Rovers and Club partner Essar deliver 100 shirts to local school
Tranmere Rovers in the Community along with Club partner Essar, have been working together to strengthen and widen our support with schools in the Cheshire area.  

14th July 2021

Essar strengthens Executive Leadership Team with senior appointment
Essar is pleased to announce the further strengthening of its Executive Leadership Team with the appointment of Karunakaran Hari as Chief Commercial Officer.

12th July 2021

Essar Oil UK appoints independent Non-Executive Director
Essar Oil (UK) Limited (“EOUK”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Bullock as independent Non-Executive Director.

16th June 2021

Essar demonstrates retail commitment with new build acquisition 
Essar has successfully exchanged contracts with Valley House Properties Limited (VHPL) to acquire a long term interest in the redevelopment of Lea Gate Service Station.

15th June 2021

Essar strengthens Executive Leadership Team with senior appointment
Essar is pleased to announce the further strengthening of its Executive Leadership Team with the appointment of Sunil Puri as the Company's General Counsel.

26th May 2021

Low carbon project at Stanlow secures Government backing
A new project that forms part of Essar’s plans to decarbonise the Stanlow Refinery in North West England has secured a £7.2m grant from the Industrial Energy Transformation Fund.

25th May 2021

Essar Oil UK reports on successful Financing and Governance changes
Essar Oil (UK) Limited (“EOUK”), which owns and operates the Stanlow Refinery, today announced that it has closed new financial arrangements of over US$850 million.

21st May 2021

Ministerial visit to Stanlow focuses on low carbon future
Essar was delighted to host a visit to Stanlow Refinery today by Andrew Stephenson MP, Minister of State at the Department for Transport. 

14th May 2021

Essar Oil UK reports positive progress on financings
Essar Oil UK, the owner of the Stanlow Refinery, reported today that it has successfully addressed the required financing to replace the previous receivables facility.

22nd April 2021

Essar donates £3,000 to support Warrington charity
A significant safety milestone at the Stanlow Manufacturing Complex has seen a £3,000 donation made to Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) charity, Families United (Warrington).

21st April 2021

Essar Oil UK expects positive cash flow in April 2021
Essar Oil UK reported today that sales of products1 from the Stanlow Refinery is expected to see a 63% year-on-year increase to 537kT in April 2021, in comparison to 329kT in April 2020. By way of comparison, sales in February 2020 were 661kT.

16th April 2021

Essar Oil UK Media Statement
Historically, Essar Oil UK has been a very profitable business that has attracted over $1 billion in investment since its acquisition in 2011.

9th April 2021

Essar strengthens Executive Leadership Team with senior appointment
Essar is pleased to announce the further strengthening of its Executive Leadership Team with the appointment of Mark Pennifold as Chief People Officer.

8th April 2021

Essar's continued commitment to industry standards, procedures and practices
Recently, Essar UK announced its industrial membership of The Welding Institute (TWI), one of the world's foremost independent research and technology organisations.

1st April 2021

Essar donates £3,000 to provide dementia support
A significant safety milestone reached at Essar Stanlow has seen a £3,000 donation made to The Alzheimer’s Society. The award recognises the recent achievement of reaching one million hours without a Recordable Injury at the Ellesmere Port site.

30th March 2021

UK’s drive to net zero leaps forward as HyNet North West awarded substantial funding
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has today awarded funding of £33 million as part of a £72 million project which will boost the region’s economy, create new jobs and drastically reduce the area’s industrial carbon footprint.

17th March 2021

Essar welcomes UK Government mandate on E10 petrol

Mark Amor, Head of Commercial at Essar, commented:  "We welcome the announcement by the UK Government that mandates higher ethanol content petrol - E10."

26th February 2021

Sustainable aviation fuel plant set for take off at Stanlow
Essar Oil (UK) Limited (Essar) is delighted to join forces with Fulcrum BioEnergy Limited (Fulcrum) and Essar’s subsidiary company Stanlow Terminals Limited to create a new facility which will convert non-recyclable household waste into sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for use by airlines operating at UK airports.

15th February 2021

Essar Accredited Company Training Scheme (ACTS) reaccredited for another four years
Earlier this week we announced that our Accredited Company Training Scheme (ACTS), held with the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) had just been approved for reaccreditation for the next four years. Infrastructure Manager, Tracy Hughes, explains why she thinks the scheme continues to play an important role in the future of Essar UK.

4th February 2021

Essar celebrates reaccreditation of ICheme Scheme
Essar’s Accredited Company Training Scheme (ACTS) that we hold with the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) has just been approved for reaccreditation for the next four years. We discuss with Lawrie Campbell, Graduate Process Technologist, why he thinks the IChemE accreditation plays an important role in the future of Essar UK and the worldwide benefits to society. 

1st February 2021

A thank you to NHS staff from Essar
Essar has joined forces with its retail dealers to give back to our front line NHS heroes, by offering them 10p per litre discount off their fuel from 18th January 2021.

18th January 2021

Essar and Progressive Energy join forces to deliver the UK's first low carbon hydrogen production hub
Essar, which operates one of the leading downstream energy businesses in the UK, and Progressive Energy, developers of HyNet North West, the UK’s leading industrial decarbonisation cluster, have joined forces to set up a venture to produce low carbon hydrogen at Essar’s Stanlow Refinery in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire.

13th January 2021

Blog: How Essar Retail will provide secure and reliable solutions for forecourt traders in 2021
Ahead of the Forecourt Trader Awards, Byron Barker explains why the past 12 months have been testing for the industry, but highlights how Essar Retail can provide secure and reliable solutions to forecourt traders in 2021.

11th January 2021

​Essar strengthens Executive Leadership Team with senior appointment
Essar is pleased to announce the further strengthening of its Executive Leadership Team with the appointment of Stephen McCaffrey as Chief Financial Officer.  

5th January 2021