Sepa warning over flaring incident at Mossmorran chemical plant

Sepa warning over flaring incident at Mossmorran chemical plant

Image copyright Loch of Shining Waters Image caption Footage captured by a Lochgelly resident of the Mossmorran plant flaring on 11 June 2017 Final warning notices have been served following a serious flaring incident at the Mossmorran chemical plant in Fife. Bright flames and black smoke were seen coming from the main chimney during the […]

Sepa warning over flaring incident at Mossmorran chemical plant

Sepa warning over flaring incident at Mossmorran chemical plant

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWarning notices have been issued over flaring at Mossmorran chemical plant Final warning notices have been served following a serious flaring incident at the Mossmorran chemical plant in Fife. Bright flames and black smoke were seen coming from the main chimney during the seven-day incident last June. […]

Gas plant is surely safe

Gas plant is surely safe

THESE were two interesting letters the Times published last week about the situation with the flaring at Mossmorran. The two people who made their comments known certainly live close to the gas plant complex. However, the statistics quoted about periods of flaring was quite alarming in the big picture. But the thing is that last […]

Calls for Mossmorran plant to be shut down

Calls for Mossmorran plant to be shut down

THE latest incident of flaring at Mossmorran has been likened to “Dante’s Inferno” by a local councillor. Site operators apologised to the public last Friday after an “operating upset” caused the Fife Ethylene Plant to flare until the early hours of Monday morning. ExxonMobil have been criticised by local councillor Marry Lockhart, who said driving […]

Mossmorran flaring question posed at Holyrood

Mossmorran flaring question posed at Holyrood

THE weekend period of flaring at the Fife Ethylene Plant have brought concerns from a number of sources in the locality. The flaring lasted from early on Friday through to the early hours of Monday as repairs were carried out and the re-starting of the production mechanism at the Mossmorran operation took place. Kelty and […]

Energy Information Administration (via Public) / United Kingdom Country Analysis Brief ›

Last Updated: March 19, 2018 (Notes) full report | Previous years Overview The United Kingdom (UK) is the second-largest producer of oil and the third-largest producer of natural gas in OECD Europe. United Kingdom (UK) oil and natural gas production have grown on average almost 9% and 4% per year, respectively, from 2014 through 2016. […]

Fife community fightback against petrochemical plant

Fife community fightback against petrochemical plant

Local residents are ‘sick’ of flaring at the Mossmorran petrochemical production plant COMMUNITIES ACROSS FIFE are protesting the disruption caused by the local Fife Ethylene Plant (FEP) which began “flaring” over the weekend due to a plant fault. The restart process causes significant levels of noise and sound pollution in the surrounding area.   After an […]

Mossmorran stops flaring as operations resume

Mossmorran stops flaring as operations resume

SITE operators at Mossmorran have confirmed the plant has stopped flaring. Flaring ceased at the Fife Ethylene Plant at around 1.30am this morning (Monday) as operators completed the process to re-start the plant. ExxonMobil Chemical Ltd will now be carrying out a thorough review into the latest incident with the giant flame visible miles away. […]

‘It is like living in the hinterland of hell’ — decommission of Mossmorran chemical plant demanded during more flaring

‘It is like living in the hinterland of hell’ — decommission of Mossmorran chemical plant demanded during more flaring

A call has been made for Mossmorran chemical plant to be decommissioned as people living nearby endured days of flaring. Councillor Mary Lockhart said “enough is enough” and that operations should cease at Fife Ethylene Plant and Fife NGL amid concerns about the impact on health and the environment. Watchdog SEPA said it was disappointed […]

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).

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