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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

Essar Oil UK announces record H1 FY18 performance
Essar Oil (UK) Limited, which owns and operates the Stanlow Refinery, today announced record figures for the first six months of the financial year ending March 31st 2018.
20th December 2017

Essar demonstrates support for STEM awareness 
Essar Stanlow were proud to support another successful North West Women’s Network (NWWN) event, for those working in the region’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) industries. Over fifty women from all stages in their career joined the evening of networking, held at the Science and Technologies Facility Council in Daresbury.
24th November 2017

Arts project enjoyed by the over 50's
Age UK Cheshire’s arts project, Wearpurple, has been running creative workshops across numerous care homes and community centres in and around Ellesmere Port and Chester, thanks to project funding from Essar at Stanlow. 
27th September 2017

Essar Oil UK plan to invest $250 million in capex and maintenance at Stanlow to ramp up throughput, improve yields and revenues
Essar Oil (UK) Limited, which owns and operates the Stanlow Refinery, today confirmed significant capex investment and reported strong Q4 figures and financial results for the financial year ending March 31st 2017.
6th September 2017

Essar employee celebrations support Cheshire Young Carers
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.
15th August 2017

Essar Stanlow safety record helps local Cerebral Palsy charity
An uncle, father and grandfather all working at Essar Stanlow have been able to support a charity close to their hearts following a recent safety achievement of eight million hours without a Lost Time Injury at the refinery.
20th July 2017

Essar signs deal to supply aviation fuel direct to Etihad Airways
Essar Oil (UK) Limited, which owns and operates the Stanlow Refinery at Ellesmere Port, has confirmed a new agreement with Etihad Airways for the direct supply of aviation fuel at Manchester Airport.
13th July 2017

Essar Stanlow secures prestigious safety award
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.
23rd June 2017

Amazed by Science Festival celebrates another successful year
This year’s Amazed by Science Festival was a big success with local kids. Children attended events all over Cheshire during half term week (27th May- 4th June).
12th June 2017

Women inspired to achieve by entrepreneur at Essar sponsored event
Essar Stanlow were proud to support the recent North West Women’s Network (NWWN) conference, at Chester University’s Thornton Science Park. Over 100 women joined forces for a day of networking, collaboration and development.
8th June 2017

Essar Stanlow safety achievement delivers funds to SUNDOWNS
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.
5th June 2017

Wirral Heart Beat charity benefits from Essar safety milestone
A significant safety achievement at Essar Stanlow has resulted in a £3,000 donation to local charity Wirral Heart Beat.
9th May 2017

A splendid six for Essar
Essar Oil (UK) Limited, which owns and operates the Stanlow Refinery, welcomed six new sites in the Midlands recently as part of its growing UK retail network.
10th April 2017

Safety milestone at Essar Stanlow supports seafarers
The Seafarers Centre in Crosby, Liverpool, has recently received a £3,000 donation from Essar at Stanlow. 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.
30th March 2017

Essar supports student challenge
Budding young manufacturers from West Cheshire were put to the test when they recently competed in the Make It Enterprise Challenge sponsored by Essar.
28th March 2017

Essar Stanlow safety milestone benefits local school
Students at Archers Brook SEMH Residential School Charitable Trust were delighted to receive a £3,000 donation from Essar at Stanlow. 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.
23rd March 2017

Cheshire Phoenix and Essar team up for Hoops 4 Health programme
Essar are delighted to announce the continued partnership with the Cheshire Phoenix basketball team to deliver the hoops 4 health programme in Ellesmere Port. The Cheshire Phoenix, since its move to the Ellesmere Port Sports Village has expanded their health education programme at local schools across Cheshire and Warrington.
17th March 2017

Essar Stanlow steps forward to help children’s charity
A record breaking safety achievement at Essar Stanlow has seen a £3,000 donation to the Steps charity. For the first time in its 60 year history, the refinery achieved three million hours without a Recordable Injury.
22nd February 2017

Ellesmere Port charity benefits from safety record at Essar Stanlow
A major safety achievement at the Stanlow Refinery saw a £3,000 donation to The Oscar Phillips Foundation last week. The Let’s Give programme links safety milestones and charitable giving, with nominations made by employees and Business Partners who have had personal involvement with the organisation.
1st February 2017