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Essar confirms significant retail expansion with MPK deal 
- Agreement sees rebrand of first BP site to company colours

Essar Oil UK today announced a new agreement with top independent MPK Garages to rebrand and supply an initial tranche of twelve sites.
14th November 2018

Essar employees pedal their way to raising thousands for Claire House
Fifteen employees from Essar’s Stanlow refinery, together with family and friends, rode in this year’s Liverpool-Chester bike ride for Claire House Children's Hospice.
8th November 2018

Essar employees inspire at STEAM festival
A group of ten employees from Stanlow inspired young minds at the recent Essar STEAM festival, which was held at the National Boat Museum in Ellesmere Port. Essar has supported the festival since it was established six years ago, as both headline sponsor and delivering workshops at the event.
30th October 2018

Essar rebrands first Shell site as expansion continues
Essar Oil UK has rebranded its first Shell site to company colours with the commissioning of Oundle Road service station in Thrapston, Kettering. The company’s UK retail network continues to grow, with the launch representing the 54th site unveiled under the Essar Marque.
24th October 2018

50th anniversary fundraising receives boost from Essar Stanlow
Wirral based charity Autism Together, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, has received a donation of £3,000 from Essar at Stanlow towards its Future 50 fundraising appeal.
12th September 2018

Essar employees support local mental health charity
Employees at Essar’s Stanlow refinery recently celebrated their annual charity day with a donation to mental health charity Chapter.
21st August 2018

A bright new move to Essar for Loggerheads Garage
Essar’s growing presence in the retail sector has seen it unveil its latest site at Loggerheads Garage, near Mold in North Wales.  The station was previously branded under the Texaco marque for the past 20 years and becomes the 53rd site in the Essar UK network.
17th August 2018

More than 1,000 Ellesmere Port pupils benefit from creative learning sessions
Ellesmere Port’s Action Transport Theatre and Essar are celebrating another successful year of partnership which has seen hundreds of local schoolchildren enjoy performances, workshops and creative sessions designed to raise creative aspirations among local schoolchildren, and boost the use of creative learning within schools.
20th July 2018

Essar Oil UK delivers robust financial performance in FY18 with EBITDA of US $300m and PAT of US $161m
Essar Oil (UK) Limited, which owns and operates the Stanlow Refinery, today reported robust financial results for the fiscal ending March 31st 2018.
4th July 2018

Essar donation for head injury and supportive workplace charities
Two employees from Essar’s Stanlow refinery have been able to make a valuable difference to charities close to their hearts thanks to the company’s Let’s Give programme. The initiative links its commitment to safety directly with charitable giving, as donations are made to local charities nominated by employees who have had personal dealings with them.
19th June 2018

Cheshire Festival Celebrates an Amazing Turnout
Essar returned as the headline sponsor of this year’s Cheshire’s science festival ‘Amazed by Science’. The event was incredibly well-attended during the half term holiday with thousands visiting the festival over the May break.
6th June 2018

Hair-raising effort at Essar supports Hinderton School and Spider-Ede Appeal
Over £11,000 has been generated for two local charities thanks to Essar Stanlow’s celebrity moustache competition, a fundraising activity organised by employees at the refinery.
25th May 2018

Essar looking for retail partners at new build station
Having successfully broken through the milestone of over 50 dealer supplied sites, Essar Oil UK are looking to build on their successful retail brand by developing a leading edge, new build ‘Roadside Retail’ location, opposite the entrance to their Stanlow Refinery in Ellesmere Port.
22nd May 2018

Essar safety record delivers £9,000 for local charities
Outstanding safety performance at Essar’s Stanlow Refinery in the first few months of the year has resulted in £9,000 being donated to local charities. Essar’s Let’s Give programme, which links safety milestones and charitable giving, recognised the safety achievements by presenting £3,000 each to three charities: The NeuroMuscular Centre, The Wirral Community Narrowboat Trust, and Tiny Steps - all nominated for support by employees at Stanlow.
14th May 2018

Essar Chester Half Marathon fills the city with colour
Chester's streets were awash with colour on Sunday as nearly 6,000 runners took part in the 37th running of the Essar Chester Half Marathon. The event, which continues to draw in entrants from far and wide, takes the runners through the heart of the city in its early stages and then out into the South Wirral countryside before finishing in front of thousands of spectators in the City centre.
3rd May 2018

Active Leisure and Essar announce sponsorship extension for Chester Half Marathon
Active Leisure and Essar announced today that they had signed a contract extension, which will see Essar continue as title sponsors of the Chester Half Marathon for another four years. 
20th April 2018

Start your career with an apprenticeship at Stanlow
As a leading player in the UK’s Oil and Chemical Industry, an apprenticeship with Essar is the ideal way to start your career. We are looking for talented and enthusiastic apprentices to join us at the Stanlow refinery in Ellesmere Port and play a part in building our future. This year we are recruiting for roles in the Engineering and Manufacturing (in partnership with local training provider TTE), IT, Commercial and Business Administration areas of our company.
20th February 2018

Essar Four Villages Half Marathon
Essar was once again proud to support the Four Villages Half Marathon, with nearly 1,600 runners involved in the event despite challenging weather conditions on the day.
The race, now in its 35th year, is staged through country lanes just a few miles from Essar’s Stanlow refinery, starting in Helsby and then taking in the villages of Dunham-on-the-Hill, Mouldsworth and Manley.
26th January 2018

Looking for a new start?
Essar Oil UK is one of the leading players in the UK oil and chemical industry, which continues to successfully grow its business. To support that future development, we are always looking to recruit the best experienced talent available.
18th January 2018

Festive fundraising at Essar delivers Winter Warmth with Age UK Cheshire
A local ‘Winter Warmth’ campaign, led by Age UK Cheshire, has benefited from a donation of over £3,400 thanks to fundraising efforts at Essar’s Stanlow refinery in Ellesmere Port.
15th January 2018