Category: In focus

Essar ignites £30bn plan to decarbonise UK’s north-west

An ambitious £30bn plan to turn the UK’s north-west into the country’s first net-zero industrial cluster is gathering steam thanks to Essar’s pledge to convert its Stanlow Refinery into a green energy hub. The Indian conglomerate’s recently announced $2.4bn transformation of its refinery in Ellesmere Port, between Manchester and Liverpool, is among the first concrete […]

Vertex and Pilkington UK sign major low carbon hydrogen supply agreement

Vertex Hydrogen has signed a ‘Heads of Terms’ offtake agreement for low carbon hydrogen with Merseyside glass manufacturer Pilkington UK. St Helens’ Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, has led the flat glass sector in the switch towards low carbon fuels, completing two world-first trials of hydrogen being fired in a glass […]

Essar welcomes UK Government backing for HyNet North West

Stanlow, 19th October 2021: Essar Oil UK (‘EOUK’) is pleased to confirm today that HyNet North West (‘HyNet’) has been selected as a Track-1 cluster for the mid-2020s and will be taken forward into Track-1 negotiations as part of the UK’s Carbon Capture, Usage and Storage (CCUS) Cluster Sequencing Process. The HyNet North West consortium, […]

Essar submits planning application for hydrogen production plants

Stanlow, 14th October 2021: 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. The proposed hydrogen plants will form a central pillar of the landmark ‘HyNet North West’ initiative, […]

Notice Inviting Expression of Interest (EOI)

Essar Energy Transition (EET) part of Essar Global Fund Limited, invites Expression of Interest (EOI) from Hybrid Renewable Energy Developers for Procurement of 1000 to 1050 MW Renewable Round the Clock (RE-RTC) Power on Long Term Basis. EOI No. – EETFEL/SAL/EOI/22-23/0001 dated 10/10/2022 EETFEL-SAL-EOI-22-23-0001d

Essar Oil UK appoint Mark Palios as a Non-Executive Board Director

10 October 2022 – Essar Oil UK, the leading downstream energy company, has announced the appointment of Mark Palios, chairman and co-owner of Tranmere Rovers FC, as an independent non-executive board director, effective from 5 October 2022. The appointment of the well-known North West-based businessman comes at a key juncture for Essar as it delivers on […]

Essar Oil UK continues to build talent pipeline with arrival of new graduate intake

Stanlow, 4 October 2022:  Further to its announcement on 7 July 2022, Essar Oil UK has welcomed eight exceptional individuals to its graduate development programme, as the company continues to invest in the UK energy transition. After a competitive selection process, the graduates, who begin their three-year graduate development programme yesterday, all come from engineering, […]

Essar Oil UK Ltd: from manufacturing complex to energy park

Essar is one of the leading downstream energy companies in the UK, with a clear focus on providing an outstanding performance today as well as investing in a low carbon future. Margaret Major, managing editor of Fuel Oil news and Claudia Weeks, content editor, met with Carlos Rojas, head of commercial at Essar, and Michelle […]