First 'UK Oil Refining' evidence session

11 June 2013

The Energy and Climate Change Committee will take evidence on UK Oil Refining on Tuesday 11 June 2013 in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House.


Panel  1, at 10.00am

  • David Blakemore, Director General, Phillips 66
  • Andrew Gardner, Grangemouth Refinery Commercial Manager, Petronineos
  • Volker Bernd Schultz, CEO, Essar Oil
  • Chris Hunt, Director General, UKpia

Panel 2, at 11.00am

  • Teresa Sayers, Chief Executive, Downstream Fuel Association
  • Andrew Owens, CEO, Greenergy International
  • Colin Horton, Managing Director, Oikos Storage

Timings are approximate.


The session will explore a range of issues, including:

  • Factors leading to the closure of UK oil refineries;
  • The role of fuel importers and terminals;
  • Security of supply;
  • Legislative impacts and the role of the UK Government; and
  • Energy prices for consumers.

Written evidence from witnesses

Further information

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