Scotland’s environment secretary has said it would “not be considered appropriate” for her to meet communities affected by flaring at Mossmorran.
Shell is in "commercially sensitive" talks to find a solution to continuous flaring at its Mossmorran plant.
Shell has warned four weeks of occasional flaring may be necessary at its natural gas liquids plant at Mossmorran.
A pledge by Mossmorran operators to reduce unplanned flaring within five years has been branded unacceptable by Scotland's environmental watchdog.
ExxonMobil’s beleaguered Mossmorran plant has been shut down for a month.
Calls have been made for tougher regulations and transition plans for decommissioning Fife's Mossmorran petrochemical plant as the latest bout of flaring has come to an end.
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Operations at Fife's controversial Mossmorran plant have been shut down to allow for repairs to two broken boilers.
Flaring at Fife's controversial Mossmorran chemical plant will start to reduce on Wednesday, bosses have said.
There has been "high volume flaring" at Mossmorran after boilers failed at the Fife chemical plant.
A Mossmorran operator has criticised a local action group for refusing to meet with it on-site.