Fife chemical plant shut down following gas leak

A “complete shutdown” of a Fife chemical plant was under way on Friday following a small gas leak.

The incident happened around 3pm at Mossmorran by Cowdenbeath and emergency flaring will take place over the next 48-72 hours to allow the ageing plant to restart safely.

SEPA said it will continue to liaise with ExxonMobil to ensure that this activity is carried out in a way that minimises the impact on the local community.

Full story: https://www.thecourier.co.uk/fp/news/local/fife/534409/fife-chemical-plan-shutdown-following-gas-leak/

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Resident-led action group seeking redress from the long-term social, health and environmental impacts from the Mossmorran facilities in Central Fife operated by ExxonMobil (Fife Ethylene Plant) and Shell (Fife NGL).

Contact

  • 6 Ballingry Street, Lochgelly, KY5 9NW
  • Mail : info@mossmorran.org.uk

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  • Mob.: 07749 902 934
  • Tel.: 01333 720 378
  • Mail : press@mossmorran.org.uk
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