Scotland's Grangemouth Refinery Hit by Unit Closures and Job Cuts

Petroineos Refining has announced plans to permanently shutter two processing units at its Grangemouth integrated refinery complex on the Firth of Forth in Scotland. The…

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Tue Dec 08 2020

Scotland's Grangemouth Refinery Hit by Unit Closures and Job Cuts

Petroineos Refining has announced plans to permanently shutter two processing units at its Grangemouth integrated refinery complex on the Firth of Forth in Scotland. The move threatens up to 200 jobs at Grangemouth, which employs 637 people. The company stated that the global refining industry is facing "huge challenges" as increasing electrification of the transport fleet and more fuel-efficient vehicles »