August 2022 Issue
Esso supports the 'Wacky Races'
Esso partnered with Red Bull last month for an exciting day of soapbox racing to raise awareness of our Esso brand. The legendary Red Bull Soapbox Race returned to the UK on Sunday, 3 July 2022 for the first time since 2019, and saw 67 teams hurtle down the infamous Alexandra Palace course.
UK Government officials visit Fawley
Policymakers from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) visited Fawley on 6 July following an invitation from ExxonMobil. The guests from the Downstream Oil Resilience Unit and International Energy Unit were pleased to have an opportunity to discover more about our refinery and petrochemicals complex, which provides employment for over 2,500 skilled employees and contractors.
Expanding the FEP workforce
Fife Ethylene Plant (FEP) at Mossmorran is continuing to expand its workforce – with 16 new jobs filled in the first six months of this year. And the latest recruitment continues the plant’s proud 35 year history of providing skilled manufacturing jobs in the Fife community.
Raising our profile in CCS and hydrogen in the UK
ExxonMobil has newly joined two industry associations with a view to reinforcing the Company’s Low Carbon Solutions business. Both memberships signal ExxonMobil’s intent to be a key player in carbon capture and storage (CCS) and hydrogen in the UK, and will provide opportunities for advocacy around policy and regulatory matters.
Paul Greenwood speaks at Industry and Parliament Trust Roundtable
Paul Greenwood, UK lead country manager, was recently a guest speaker on behalf of ExxonMobil UK at a roundtable dinner entitled ‘Road to Fuel Transition’ involving parliamentarians and industry representatives.
Esso team raises £776 for Spinal Cord Research
Congratulations to 45 colleagues who took part in this year’s Red Bull Wings for Life World Run, which raised a total of £4.7 million for the charity foundation, which aims to find a cure for spinal cord injury.
Leatherhead celebrates 3,000 days without a lost time injury
In July we marked a significant safety milestone at Ermyn House in Leatherhead, when our UK HQ recorded its 3,000th consecutive day without a lost time injury on site.
ExxonMobil announces record Second Quarter results
At the end of July Exxon Mobil Corporation announced record second-quarter 2022 earnings of $17.9 billion, up from $5.5 billion in the first quarter, and up from $4.7 billion in the second quarter last year.
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