News

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