EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: France
Region: Pas-de-Calais; Nord - Pas-De-Calais
Location of affected unit(s): Harnes


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of coke, and refined petroleum products
19.2 - Manufacture of refined petroleum products
Group: ExxonMobil

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 26-03-2004
Planned Job Reductions min: 250
Planned Job Reductions max: 250
Type of Restructuring: Bankruptcy/Closure

Additional Information

Noroxo, petrochemical factory located in Harnes, is to close following ExxonMobil’s decision. The closure implies 150 dismissals and the loss of 100 induced jobs. Exxon France has promissed outplacement measures within the group, mainly on the site of Notre-Dame-de-Gravenchon (Seine-Maritime).