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Supporting Local Communities 

For over 30 years we have worked closely with our host communities to support a range of good causes. We reach out to these communities regularly, not because it's the right thing to do but because we live here too. 


Education Projects

Our link school relationship is something that grows every year. FEP has built a strong bond with local primary and high schools. We work closely with these schools to assess needs and how we can help them in the year ahead. Donations from FEP  have enabled the purchase of more advanced equipment to allow growth within STEM subjects through our school funding.  

Fife Ethylene Plant donate £15,000 of equipment to Fife Schools

Five Fife secondary schools have warmly welcomed a healthy donation of over £15,000 of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) equipment from ExxonMobil’s Fife Ethylene Plant (FEP) to kick-start the new academic year.

In what promises to be a very unusual first term back after months of home schooling, the FEP plant at Mossmorran stepped in to provide a helping hand to local schools with one of the biggest single donations it has ever made. 

Read the full article here. 

Environmental Project 

Each year we welcome 1.200 primary school pupils to FEP to engage in our pond dipping programme. We then work with them to identify what they have discovered and what they enjoyed most about their visit to FEP.

This exciting activity ties in with the school project, Minibeasts, which all schools participate in as part of the school curriculum.

The children who have visited FEP benefit from this hands-on experience. 

Technology Challenge

For a number of years now FEP have been involved in the Fife Technology Challenge. Schools across Fife come together in a central location to complete an engineering activity. ExxonMobil employees will also be on hand to help with the builds and the judging at the end of the day. This activity is a great opportunity for students to engage with employees and ask any questions they may have around FEP and what it's like to be an engineer.  



STEM Kitbags

FEP apprentices and staff, several who are former pupils, visited Beath and Lochgelly High Schools to hand out more than 500 kitbags to help pupils with their future learning. The youngsters were each given a scientific calculator, a nine-piece geometry set with set square, compasses and protractor, a notebook and pen and a ruler.   



Charity Donations 

FEP has donated over £3M to local charities over the years with £60,000 of that in the last year alone. Last year’s donations went to around 30 local charities to help them buy everything from food and clothing to science equipment, defibrillators and even Christmas lights! See here the charities across Fife we were able to assist last year. 

We continue to support local charities as much as we can both supplying funding for events and offering employee time for various projects.  

Community Matters Summer 21

Our recently-completed £140m plant upgrade delivered benefits not just to FEP but also to the Fife economy. 

You can read more in our latest edition of Community Matters magazine here. 

Community Matters April 21

Find out more about our plant upgrade and other developments at FEP in our latest digital magazine here. 

Community Matters Oct 2020

Our Community Matters magazine provides and insight to our operations, highlights many interesting facts and lets you meet some of our team who ensure safe operations 24/7 365 days a year. 

View the full Community Matters here. 

FEP Supports it's local High Street

As Cowdenbeath’s shops re-open their doors to the public, Fife Ethylene Plant has been getting behind the High Street and encouraging people to shop local and support their local traders.

The plant delivered dozens of bouquets of flowers, afternoon tea hampers and confectionery selections from three local shops to care homes and charities in the area to show their backing for local businesses and also thank key workers and volunteers.

Read the full article here. 

ExxonMobil donation of laptops to Balwearie

ExxonMobil at Fife Ethylene Plant (FEP) is contributing to the education of local pupils by helping to buy computer equipment for a Kirkcaldy school.

It has provided funding towards 10 new laptops for Balwearie High School, which will be distributed to pupils who don’t have access to a computer, enabling them to continue their school work at home.

The Mossmorran plant was approached by teachers from the school who were keen to see the education of pupils continue as uninterrupted as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic which forced the school to close its doors in March. 

Read the full article here. 

Defibrillators for Blairingone

Residents in Blairingone have thanked ExxonMobil’s Fife Ethylene Plant for its contribution towards a potentially life-saving defibrillator for the village.

The donation came about after Ian Cook, a valued and long-serving employee of the plant, who works as a Shift Technician and Operations Head Safety Improvement Officer, and his wife Judie, who live in the village spoke to First Responders and members of the Community Council.  

Read the full article here. 

PPE donation from Fife Ethylene Plant

Hundreds of masks, goggles, gloves and paper coveralls have been donated to Fife’s NHS heroes from workers at Fife Ethylene Plant.

ExxonMobil, together with its main contractors Doosan Babcock, Kaefer and Bilfinger UK have worked together  to release a range of much-needed PPE to help protect Fife’s vital front line workers.

Read the full article here. 

£5000 of Christmas cheer donated from FEP

Generous staff and contractors at Fife’s Ethylene Plant at Mossmorran have helped deliver over £5000 of Christmas cheer to Fife families.

The ExxonMobil Christmas Appeal raised thousands of pounds, along with other donations of toys and food.

As well as the 170 staff who work at the plant, contractors including Bilfinger – who donated £2000 -  Doosan Babcock, Wood Group, CBRE,  Visics and Cryogen also contributed.

Read the full article here. 

Keeping you informed 

We have recently shared information about our £140m plant upgrade project and our commitment to safe operations with over 14000 local households. You can read it here.