About the events timeline

The timeline of events listed below records accidents, flaring events and other incidents worth noting. Please note that the information gather below relies on Freedom of Information requests, media reports, and notifications from residents and is not a full record of events.

  • Flaring – 12th June 2017

    12 June 2017 - 17 June 2017 Process upset at Fife Ethylene Plant. Residents reported noise, vibration in the home, light pollution.
  • Flaring – 18 June 2017

    18 June 2017 - 20 June 2017 Interruption to the feedstock from Fife NGL (Shell) to Fife Ethylene Plant (ExxonMobil) creates flaring event with black smoke