Exxon Mobil will complete a $1 billion expansion of diesel production at its Fawley UK oil refinery next year, a key step in curbing the country’s reliance on imports.
Union leaders slammed plans to cease operations at Grangemouth’s crude refinery and called for nationalisation, while just transition campaigners called for a ‘credible plan’ to protect workers.
Grangemouth, Scotland’s last remaining oil refining capacity, could close as soon as 2025 amid a reported decline in North Sea oil output and falling demand for fuels.
Updated: 150 Kaefer contractors at Shell operated Mossmorran and St Fergus energy plants set to strike
Unite members working as contractors for Kaefer at Shell operated plants vote to take a week of strike action between 27 November and 4 December.
GMB Scotland has said a "failure of government" is the cause of a major reduction in North Sea oil flowing through the Forties Pipeline System (FPS).
Ineos has apologised to Central Belt residents after a ‘process upset’ led to hours of flaring at Grangemouth on Thursday evening.
Dozens of workers employed at supermajor ExxonMobil’s Fawley refinery and petrochemical complex could soon down tools as part of a dispute around pay.
Novel injection, dispersion & mixing technology combats refinery corrosion