Essar to build ‘UK’s first’ refinery-based hydrogen furnace

The £45 furnace is forecast to help the refinery save nearly 17,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide per year

‘UK’s first’ carbon capture project given £72m funding

The HyNet North West project is expected to create 6,000 new jobs and reduce carbon emissions by 10 million tonnes every year by 2030

Essar to buy Stanlow for £801m

India’s Essar Energy is to pay £801m to buy Shell’s Stanlow oil refinery in the northwest. Stanlow has been up for sale since 2009 and Essar has always been one of the front runners in the bidding race. Shell said it had put the refinery up for sale so it could “concentrate its global manufacturing […]