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Article archive for INEOS;

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No injuries as tank collapses at INEOS chemical plant in US 27 October 2020

A tank collapsed at an INEOS chemical plant in the town of Lima, Ohio on October 25. No injuries were reported, however locals reported hearing an explosion from several miles away....

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INEOS postpones shutdown of Forties Pipeline System until Spring 2021 due to coronavirus 07 April 2020

On April 7, INEOS announced that it would delay the shutdown of the Forties Pipeline System until Spring 2021 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. INEOS said it had made the decision so that its customers and the industry could plan with greater certainty....

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INEOS cites safety and environmental costs as reasons for potential closure of UK plant 03 October 2019

On October 3, UK-based chemicals giant INEOS announced its intention to consult with employees on the proposed closure of its acrylonitrile manufacturing plant at Seal Sands on Teesside in north-east England....

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Major gas leak causes evacuation of 1,000 staff at Grangemouth refinery in Scotland 03 May 2017

A gas leak at Ineos's Grangemouth site caused the evacuation of 1,000 non-essential staff and the closure of local roads. Emergency services said there were no reports of any injuries. The incident was caused by a leak on a pipe carrying ethylene gas which was identified and isolated, Ineos said in a statement....

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Friends of the Earth banned from repeating misleading fracking claims in the UK 04 January 2017

The environmental charity Friends of the Earth (FOE) has been ordered not to repeat misleading claims it made in an anti-fracking leaflet, the UK Advertising Standards Authority watchdog announced on January 4. The leaflet claimed fracking chemicals could pollute drinking water and cause cancer and implied the process increases rates of asthma....

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Petrochemical giants first to undertake innovative training at Forth Valley College 07 December 2016

INEOS and Petroineos continue to lead the way in health and safety for the petrochemical and refining industry after becoming one of the first organisations to have its employees undertake the new CompEx Ex14 Responsible Person course available at Forth Valley College. ...

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Ineos director says Brexit will not impact London HQ move 12 July 2016

Brexit will not affect plans for chemicals giant Ineos to return group headquarters to the UK, according to one of the company’s senior directors. Speaking to Platts, Tom Crotty said the group was relocating a number of offices to the UK from Switzerland and would likely have a 50-50 mix between the two countries when the operation was complete....

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News Extra: INEOS imports first US shale gas shipment into Europe 06 April 2016

In late March, the INEOS petrochemical plant at Rafnes in Norway received a shipment of 27,500m3 of US shale gas, offloaded from the world’s largest LNG multi-gas carrier, the INEOS Intrepid, which had earlier sailed from the Markus Hook terminal near Philadelphia. This is the first time that US shale gas has ever been shipped to Europe and represents the culmination of a five-year investment programme...

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UK government awards 27 new onshore oil and gas licences 18 August 2015

The Oil & Gas Authority, part of the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change, confirmed on August 18 that 27 licences from the 14th Onshore Oil and Gas Licensing Round had been formally offered to companies, giving the green light to large-scale shale oil and gas development in the UK....

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IGas and INEOS agree UK shale gas deal 10 March 2015

On March 10 the UK’s largest shale gas developer IGas signed a £30 million ($45 million) shale gas agreement with the INEOS group, which runs a number of chemical and refining plants in the UK, including the Grangemouth refinery in Scotland....