Grangemouth: Oil refinery owner signals operations could cease in 2025 amid 'decline in demand' for fuels

Stuart Stone
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Owners of Scotland's only oil refinery propose turning manufacturing site into fuel imports terminal from early 2025, prompting calls for stronger UK Just Transition policy support and green investment

The owners of Scotland's only oil refinery have announced plans to cease manufacturing operations at the Grangemouth site by potentially as early as Spring 2025 due to "a decline in demand for the type...

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