Certifications and memberships

Essar Oil UK conforms to international standards in all stages of production. Product quality release processes and internal quality management systems ensure that from feedstock selection through the manufacturing process to final release, products always meet customer expectations.

Stanlow road transport fuels; petrol and diesel, are certified respectively to British Standards BS EN228 and BS EN590. They meet the most stringent regulatory requirements for supply within the European Union.

Aviation fuel (Jet A-1) is certified to UK MOD Defence Standard 91-91, the internationally recognised standard for Jet A-1 aviation fuel for use in commercial aircraft.

Essar Oil (UK) Ltd has been certified by HM Revenue & Customs as an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO).  AEO is an internationally recognised quality mark indicating that Essar Oil UK’s role in the international supply chain is secure and that EOUKL’s customs controls and procedures are efficient and tax compliant.

Management systems certifications

Essar Oil UK management systems for production and supply of petroleum products conform to the following standards and are certified/accredited as appropriate: 

Quality management                              ISO 9001

Environmental management                  ISO 14001

Inspection management                         ISO/IEC 17020


UK Petroleum Industry Association

The UKPIA is an association of eight member companies engaged in the downstream oil industry in the UK. It represents their interests on a host of common issues such as refining, distribution and marketing. The association also leads the industry’s position on various legislative issues.

Chemical Industries Association

The CIA represents chemical and pharmaceutical businesses across the UK. The Association focuses on influencing policy agenda across various industry issues and providing advice and professional services to its members. This includes training, handling and implementing new regulations.

Federation of Petroleum Suppliers (FPS) 

The FPS Limited is the Trade Association for the oil distribution industry and ancillary interests in the UK and the Republic of Ireland. It provides members with a collective voice for the industry at national level, services to assist members in optimising their business efficiencies and promotes best practice in the industry.