Mossmorran concerns for Mark Ruskell

Mossmorran concerns for Mark Ruskell

GREEN MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife Mark Ruskell has called for greater transparency at the Mossmorran Fife Ethylene Plant as new figures reveal a 364% increase in flaring at the site since 2008. Data published by the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) shows the incidents of flaring at the plant has gone up from […]

Claims communities are in the dark over Westfield power station plans

Claims communities are in the dark over Westfield power station plans

Communities have called for more time to comment on controversial plans for one of the UK’s biggest opencast mining sites. An action group set up to scrutinise a proposal for a gas power plant at the derelict Westfield site near Cardenden claim a lack of consultation has left them in the dark. At a public […]

The new revolution: how American shale is transforming European petrochemicals

The new revolution: how American shale is transforming European petrochemicals

Calling the US shale revolution a “game-changer” – or indeed, a revolution – has long been abandoned as something of a cliché. And yet, there is a new arena where the cheap and abundant fuel supplies look set to bring about a transformation. North American shale-based ethane feedstocks have already begun to radically alter the European petrochemicals landscape. But the stage […]

Energy Voice | Wood moves to cut workforce at Fife’s Mossmorran gas plant

Energy Voice | Wood moves to cut workforce at Fife’s Mossmorran gas plant

A number of workers at a major Fife gas processing plant are facing a bleak Christmas after being placed on notice of redundancy. A total of 15 workers – thought to be around a tenth of the overall workforce – at Mossmorran are understood to have been informed of the potential for lay-offs on Thursday […]

Energy voice exxonmobil criticised for further flaring at fife ethylene plant – news for the oil and gas sector

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Mossmorran bosses ‘committed to safety and efficiency’

Mossmorran bosses ‘committed to safety and efficiency’

The operators of the Fife Ethylene Plant (FEP) have moved to ensure the public that safety and efficiency is the primary focus, both now and into the future. The commitment comes amid recent calls for an independent review into operations at the Fife facility over continued problems with unplanned flaring, and just weeks after latest […]

Mossmorran third biggest in Scotland for green house gases

Mossmorran third biggest in Scotland for green house gases

Fife’s chemical processing plant at Mossmorran is the third biggest emitter of green house gases in Scotland, latest official figures have revealed. The ExxonMobil run NGL (natural gas liquids) fractionation plant on the outskirts of Cowdenbeath, hit a 14-year high for carbon dioxide emissions in 2016, pumping more than 885,580 tonnes of Co2 into the […]

Flaring is just part and parcel of the industrial setting on the doorstep

Flaring is just part and parcel of the industrial setting on the doorstep

THE problems experienced at the Fife Ethylene Plant last week were surely something that will happen from time to time at an industrial site like Mossmorran. Hey the plants have been there for more than 30 years and yes there have been times when the flaring has been pretty steady but often these can be […]

First Minister requests full explanation from SEPA after flaring

First Minister requests full explanation from SEPA after flaring

AS a result of deep concern for the residents affected by the sudden emergency flare-ups at the Mossmorran, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Spokesperson and Shadow Minister for Local Government, Alexander Stewart put his constituency question to the First Minister on the subject at Holyrood on Thursday. Mr Stewart said: “I would like to draw the […]

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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