WHAT IS A
Businesses that handle dangerous substances fall within the Control of Major Accident Hazards (COMAH) Regulations 2015. The aim of the regulations is to try to prevent major accidents involving dangerous substances and limit the impact to people and the environment when a major accident occurs. Both the Fife NGL and Fife Ethylene Plant are designated Top-Tier COMAH sites
WHAT IS A
On the 11th December 2005 an oil storage facility (Buncefield) located in Hertfordshire suffer a major catastrophe after a series of explosions. The explosion measured 2.4 on the Richter scale with the air and vapour cloud that formed causing an explosion equivalent to 30 tonnes of TNT. Fife NGL is designated a Buncefield type site due to the similarity of the plant.
Fife NGL (Shell) - Air Pollutants emitted per tonne in 2015
Fife NGL (Shell) - Air Pollutants emitted per tonne in 2016
Fife Ethylene (ExxonMobil) - Air Pollutants emitted per tonne in 2015
Fife Ethylene (ExxonMobil) - Air Pollutants emitted per tonne in 2016
Air Pollutant Releases
Data is based on estimations provided by ExxonMobil and Shell and published by SEPA
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