Essar has a presence across the hydrocarbon value chain, from exploration & production to refining and retail. It has a portfolio of five CBM gas blocks in India, including the country’s largest producing CBM block. It also operates about 68 million barrels per day of crude refining capacity in the UK, where it also runs a countrywide network of over 45 retail outlets, with a target of 400 outlets in the next five years.


Exploration and Production

Essar Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Ltd owns a portfolio of CBM blocks with about 1.7 billion barrels of oil equivalent in reserves and resources. It operates India’s highest producing CBM (Coal Bed Methane) block in Raniganj, West Bengal, and owns four other CBM blocks.

Refining and Marketing

Essar Oil UK owns and operates the 9 million tonne Stanlow Refinery located on the south side of the Mersey Estuary near Liverpool, UK. Stanlow produces approximately 16% of UK road transport fuels, including 3 billion litres of petrol, 4.4 billion litres of diesel and 2 billion litres of jet fuel per year. The company has also started petroleum retailing and has over 45 outlets in the UK, with a target to open 400 outlets in the next five years. To know more, please click here