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Esso fuels flight that brings Ukrainian orphans to Britain

Esso Petroleum UK has donated the fuel used for a special relief flight today between Heathrow and Warsaw. The return flight, chartered by Virgin Atlantic, is bringing 55 orphaned Ukrainian children and six of their legal carers to the safety of the UK.

Construction begins on the Southampton to London pipeline project

Another significant milestone has been reached with the start of the full construction programme on the Southampton to London Pipeline (SLP) project.  

Excavation work begins at former Esso oil terminal in Bowling

The first phase of excavation work is now underway at the former oil terminal in Bowling, Dunbartonshire, as voluntary remediation of the site begins following completion of the preparatory works.

Virgin Atlantic agrees sustainable aviation fuel supply with Neste and ExxonMobil

Virgin Atlantic Limited and Neste Oyj have announced the UK supply of 2.5 million litres of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), which will be delivered in the first half of 2022 to London Heathrow. 
Paul Greenwood, UK Chairman

Paul Greenwood reflects on 2021, the current challenges and the year ahead

There is an old Chinese curse – ‘May you live in interesting times’! There is no doubt in my mind that last year matched that description and 2022 is already providing us with additional challenges. 

ExxonMobil expands interest in biofuels

ExxonMobil is expanding its interests in biofuels to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the transport sector. The Company has acquired a 49.9% stake in Biojet AS, a Norwegian biofuels company that will convert forestry and wood-based construction waste into lower-emissions biofuels and biofuel components.

50 new Process Operators for ExxonMobil Fawley

ExxonMobil Fawley has begun training the first of 50 new Process Operators. The first 26 new recruits are currently on a 12-week training programme at the New Forest complex, teaching them both theory and practical skills to prepare them for careers as skilled Process Operators.

EMEA Male Advocacy Team Supports WIN

In recognition that gender equality is an important issue for ExxonMobil, a pan-EMEA project to promote male advocacy (of women) has been developed by members of the Women's Interest Network (WIN). Newsline spoke about it with Robert Haszeldine, European Project Services Lead for Brownfield Projects Organization (BPO) and Matt Chadwick, Reforming Process Operations Supervisor, F&L.

Leatherhead SSHE Update

2021 was a busy year for the Leatherhead SSHE committee, whose role is to create a safe work-life culture on site.  By the end of the year, Ermyn House reached a milestone 2,500 days without any lost time injuries at the site. In addition to the standard SSHE metrics, they’re trying to provide support and resources in these uncertain times. 

Fawley Site Launches 'RapidReach' Notifications

The team at ExxonMobil Fawley has introduced ‘RapidReach’, a notification system designed to keep the local community informed (by text message and/or email) of operational changes, such as when we may need to use our flare. 

FEP donation helps Swifts coaches play smarter!

A Fife amateur football club is looking to continue its league matches in style with sponsorship from Fife Ethylene Plant. 

Christine bakes a difference!

Despite the pandemic, Christine Moran, Company Secretary Co-ordinator, has continued to support good causes at Leatherhead, and has managed to run two cake sales that went down even during lockdowns! 

Watch When Walking on the Wild Side at Ermyn House

The wildlife is thriving in the grounds of Ermyn House it seems.  Ian Cressey from Human Resources happened to spot these two creatures whilst out walking on the path by the pond recently.
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Long Service Awards

Congratulations to everyone who has received Long Service Awards since January.
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In memoriam

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