Essar Oil welcomes 'UK's first' giant hydrogen-powered furnace at its Cheshire site

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The hydrogen furnace arrives at Stanlow | Credit: Essar Oil
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The hydrogen furnace arrives at Stanlow | Credit: Essar Oil

Firm is replacing three gas-power oil refinery furnaces at the site with a new piece of giant blue hydrogen-powered kit

The UK's first hydrogen-powered furnace has been delivered to Essar's oil refinery in Cheshire, as part of the company's plan to decarbonise fossil fuel production at the Ellesmere Port site. The company...

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