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Grangemouth has a diverse range of industrial activities vital to Scotland's economy, environment and community-providing employment in the local area and across the country. The complex is home to Scotland's only crude oil refinery which produces the bulk of Scotland's fuels.

Other industrial activities include the chemical manufacture, storage and exportation. Sites are regulated under The Pollution Prevention and Control (Scotland) Regulations 2012 and Control of Major Accidents Hazards (COMAH). You can find more information on these below, along with latest updates for the complex.

Latest update

INEOS Grangemouth - Recommissioning works

Date published: 13 May 2024

The site operator has provided the below update on recommissioning works.

"The refinery are in the recommissioning phase of one of the manufacturing units.

"Over the forthcoming week this activity will give rise to some steam venting and elevated flaring which is normal during the start-up processes. We are therefore taking this opportunity to advise our local community.

"We will make every effort to minimise the level and duration of the flaring."

You can view the latest updates on the company's X feed, @PetroineosGM.

View previous updates

What we have done

SEPA expects the operator to minimise disruption from these activities where possible.

You can view up-to-date messages on the company's X feed via @INEOS_GM.

Members of the public who are concerned about a potential pollution issue are encouraged to contact our pollution hotline using our online reporting form.

Authorities continuously monitor air quality in the area and this information can be found at the air quality in Scotland website.

Sites in the area

There are over 40 regulated sites in the Grangemouth area. Information on each site, with a note of the site licence number(s) can be viewed below. The latest compliance results for each site licence can be seen on out Compliance Assessment Scheme pages.

More information on sites in the Area

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Concerned about a pollution incident?

You can report it to SEPA online or call 0800 80 70 60