Essar fined £1.7m for Stanlow refinery explosion

A major explosion at Essar’s Stanlow refinery in Cheshire has led to the largest COMAH fine since the Buncefield disaster of 2005

by Paul Hatchwell
The Stanlow oil refinery fine is the largest under COMAH regulations since the Buncefield accident. Photograph: 123RF
The Stanlow oil refinery fine is the largest under COMAH regulations since the Buncefield accident. Photograph: 123RF

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